Nina Vida is the author of six previous novels: Scam, Return from Darkness, Maximillian’s Garden, Goodbye Saigon, Between Sisters, and The End of Marriage. She lives with her husband in Huntington Beach, California. I think of this as an historical novel telling the story of the Texicans who settled in and made up the new Republic of Texas. Jun 25, 2009 Sarah Sammis rated it liked it.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A completely engaging tale following a handful of remarkable settlers. Entertainment Weekly Lively. The Miami Herald Compelling. That Vida brings so much fresh energy to the timeworn Western genre-complex characters. Very good condition - book only shows a small amount of wear. Biggest little used bookstore in the world.
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This historical novel of the American frontier is a completely engaging tale following a handful of remarkable settlers (Entertainment Weekly). When cholera strikes San Antonio in 1843, Aurelia Ruiz discovers that she might have the power to heal-and also to curse. Meanwhile, Joseph Kimmel, a schoolteacher in Missouri and the son of a Polish Jew, learns of his brother’s death in San Antonio-and sets off for Texas. Along the way, a runaway slave steals Joseph’s horse
From acclaimed author Nina Vida comes a powerful novel set in the 1840s. The Texicans provides an illuminating glimpse at the rugged lives of the downtrodden in pioneer society- immigrants, slaves, Indians, and Mexicans. Joseph Kimmel is heading to San Antonio to settle his deceased brother's estate but becomes stranded on the vast open prairie when his horse is stolen. He is rescued by an egocentric Alsatian immigrant, but falls back into trouble when he marries a young blond girl. has successfully been added to your shopping cart.
It's 1843, San Antonio, the Republic of Texas. Mexican-born Aurelia Ruiz finds that she may have the power to heal - as well as to curse.
The Texicans : a novel. Publication date 2006. Topics Ranch life, Mexicans, Germans, Fugitive slaves, Western stories. Publisher New York : Soho Press. Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; ; ctlibrary; china; americana. Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive. Contributor Internet Archive. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio).
Narrator: George Guidall. The Summons/The Brethren.
Written by Nina Vida, Audiobook narrated by George Guidall. Your audiobook is waitin. he Texicans. Narrated by: George Guidall. Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins.
In a story as vast and action-packed as Texas itself, Vida (The End of Marriage, 2002, et. follows four strangers who join forces during the lawless years of early statehood. During the early 1850s, despite rumors of Comanche attacks, settlers are pouring into the new state of Texas. Some, like Aurelia Ruíz, a Mexican widow who possesses healing powers, and Luck, a slave on the run from Tennessee, have no resources save their courage and wits.