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Long Life, Honey in the Heart

Long Life, Honey in the Heart

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Written by Martin PrechtelAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Martin Prechtel
Illustrated by Martin PrechtelAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Martin Prechtel

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 392 pages
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  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
  • On Sale: October 20, 2004
  • Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-55643-538-6 (1-55643-538-X)
about this book

Martín Prechtel continues the narrative of his unique life in Santiago Atitlan in Long Life, Honey in the Heart, an eloquent memoir replete with the subtle intelligence and sophistication of Mayan culture. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Guatemala's political upheaval in the 1980s, this heady mix of magic, humor, and spirituality immerses the reader in the experiences of Mayan birth, courting, marriage, childrearing, old age, death, and beyond, using the true story of Prechtel's own family and friends.