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Sun, Stone, and Shadows

Sun, Stone, and Shadows

by Jorge F. Hernández

The temples and gods of pre-Columbian Mexico are a pile of ruins, but the spirit that breathed life into that world has not disappeared… Being a Mexican writer means listening to the voice of that present, that presence.


Temple of El Castillo in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico (Copyright Mark Segal/Digital Vision/Getty Images)

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The following PDF contains a suggested teaching schedule for a 10 day class study of Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories. Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF viewing application is required to view this document.

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