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My Heart Lies South

The Story of My Mexican Marriage


What happens when a thoroughly twentieth-century American lady journalist becomes a Mexican señora in nineteen-thirties' provincial Monterrey? She finds herself—sometimes hilariously—coping with servants, daily food allowances, bargaining, and dramatic Latin emotions. In this vivid autobiography, Newbery Award winning author Elizabeth Borton de Treviño brings to life her experiences with the culture and the faith of a civilization so close to the United States, but rarely appreciated or understood.

This special young people's edition presents the humor and the insights of a remarkable woman and her contact with an era which is now past, but not to be forgotten.

Published: 2000
Publisher: Bethlehem Books
Author: Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
Age Range: 14 & up
Length: 228 pages

Price: $4.99 | 5 Credits