The Hummingbird's Daughter

The Hummingbird's Daughter

By Luis Alberto Urrea

Little, Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316745468, 512pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2005


This historical novel is based on Urrea's real great-aunt Teresita, who had healing powers and was acclaimed as a saint. Urrea has researched historical accounts and family records for years to get an accurate story.