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2 edition of The butterfly"s daughter found in the catalog.

The butterfly"s daughter

by Mary Alice Monroe

  • 383 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Gallery Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Monarch butterfly,
  • Migration,
  • Female friendship,
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Self-actualization (Psychology),
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Following the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico, Luz Avila arrives in San Antonio to find her aunt and meets her mother, who she had always believed dead. Now Luz must face her mother"s reappearance in her life and get her grandmother"s ashes to Mexico for the Day of the Dead.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMary Alice Monroe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.O529 B87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24903317M
    ISBN 101439170614
    ISBN 109781439170618
    LC Control Number2010045544
    OCLC/WorldCa646112900

      The Butterfly's Daughter (Book): Monroe, Mary Alice: Luz Avila's mother abandoned her when she was a very young child to be raised by her grandmother, who she calls Abuela. When Luz is a grown woman, Abuela insists on making a trip to her home village, Angangueo, in Mexico, where the monarch butterflies migrate each year, but Luz is reluctant . This book, filled with unusual female characters, is highly recommended for book clubs and readers of women's fiction." - Library Journal, “In The Butterfly’s Daughter, Mary Alice Monroe gives us a novel that, like the monarch butterfly, has a plentitude of beauty and wonder.5/5(2).

    Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, once again touches hearts with her lyrical, poignant, and moving novel The Butterfly's Daughter! Every year, the monarch butterflies—las mariposas—fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Luz Avila makes that same perilous journey south . Winner of The International Book Award for Green Fiction “In The Butterfly’s Daughter, Mary Alice Monroe gives us a novel that, like the Monarch butterfly, has a plentitude of beauty and wonder. Luz Avila is a character we cheer on as she makes her journey from Wisconsin to Mexico and, equally, toward knowledge and forgiveness.”.

    The Butterfly's Daughter (Book): Monroe, Mary Alice: Following the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico, Luz Avila arrives in San Antonio to find her aunt and meets her mother, who she had always believed dead. Now Luz must face her mother's reappearance in her life and get her grandmother's ashes to Mexico for the Day of the Dead. In the Time of the Butterflies is a historical fiction novel by Julia Alvarez, relating a fictionalized account of the Mirabal sisters during the time of the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican book is written in the first and third person, by and about the Mirabal sisters. First published in , the story was adapted into a feature film in Author: Julia Alvarez.


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"The Butterfly's Daughter" is a fast read, but still one that had me tearing up at regular intervals. The book weaves together discussion of mother-daughter relationships, family, entomology, Chicano culture, estrangement and addiction with remarkable fluidity/5.

This book, filled with unusual female characters, is highly recommended for book clubs and readers of women's fiction." - Library Journal “In The Butterfly’s Daughter, Mary Alice Monroe gives us a novel that, like the monarch butterfly, has a plentitude of beauty and wonder.

Luz Avila is a character we cheer on as she makes her journey from 4/4(45). The Butterfly's Daughter was on the List to read/discuss for Book Club. It is a romantic story and a light read; yet, gives its reader details of Monarch Butterflies' annual migration from /5().

The Butterfly's Daughter was on the List to read/discuss for Book Club. It is a romantic story and a light read; yet, gives its reader details of Monarch Butterflies' annual migration from the U. to Mexico. Monroe uses the migration as a metaphor for the life of the young heroine, a young single woman who works and lives with her /5().

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The story begins when Luz Avila’s grandmother, the local butterfly lady, purchases an old VW bug for a road trip back home to Mexico. When she unexpectedly dies, Luz is inspired to take her Abuela’s. THE BUTTERFLY'S DAUGHTER. by Mary Alice Monroe. BUY NOW FROM But when Abuela receives an unsettling phone call from her other daughter in Texas, she plans a trip to Mexico with Luz, to visit the mountain sanctuary where monarch butterflies are already beginning to trickle in from their northern feeding and mating grounds.

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The Butterfly's Daughter (Book): Monroe, Mary Alice: Following the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico, Luz Avila arrives in San Antonio to find her aunt and meets her mother, who she had always believed dead.

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Our book club met for two hours. I would recommend this novel, Butterfly's Daughter for a book club, lots to talk about. I had contacted Mary Alice Monroe a few months ago for the discussion questions. I am sure by now, it must be on her website.

I also contacted MAM, for the milkweed seeds, and book marks to go with this book. ‎The legend of las mariposas — the beautiful monarch butterflies that every year fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico — is Luz Avila’s birthright.

She learned of their ways and their mystical powers. The Butterfly's Daughter (Large Print): Monroe, Mary Alice: Four very different women embark on a transformational journey that follows the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico. While taking her grandmother's ashes home to Mexico, Luz attracts a collection of lost women, each seeking change in their lives.

‎ Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, once again touches hearts with her lyrical, poignant, and moving novel The Butterfly’s Daughter.

Every year, the monarch butterflies— 4/5(62). The legend of las mariposas - the beautiful monarch butterflies that every year fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico - is Luz Avila's birthright.

She learned of their ways and their mystical powers from the grandmother who was the only family she ever knew. Now it is her turn, like the butterflies, to make that long.

Butterflies are colorful, beautiful, and fascinating. Whether they're learning about how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly, or journeying along on a butterfly's astonishing migration, kids will love reading these sweet (and informative!) picture books about one of nature's most amazing insects.

Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, once again touches hearts with her lyrical, poignant, and moving novel The Butterfly?s Daughter!Every year, the monarch butterflies?las mariposas?fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico.Get this from a library!

The butterfly's daughter. [Mary Alice Monroe] -- Luz Avila's mother abandoned her when she was a very young child to be raised by her grandmother, who she calls Abuela.

When Luz is a grown woman, Abuela insists on making a trip to her home village.