A grandmother in an Inquisition prison. Officials who search and burn every soul not devoted to the Church. Can they run without their precious abuela? Celendaria a young girl in 1650 is on the verge of becoming a woman in a place that has turned hostile to those who follow their one true faith. She witnesses her grandmother being arrested by Inquisition officers for Judaizing. As conversos, the family experiences dread as they keep rituals and traditions alive. This tale shines a bright light on the hidden Crespin family in their attempt to survive in 17th century Mexico when most of the Americas are ruled by Spain. Cast out of many places since 1492 a melancholy imprints on their psyche; however Celendaria and her grandmother Clara carry the story. It concludes in the 1800s when the Palace of the Inquisition opens its doors to set people free. The persecution and fear creates a veil of memories that promises to affect the perception of future generations. Trauma passing to descendants has been established in a perilous adventure story from another era. It is a story of strength bravery and survival.
- From the Publisher
May 16, 2017
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