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Growing Up in Mexico: Short Stories Egle Tapia

Growing Up in Mexico: Short Stories

Egle Tapia

Published August 14th 2004
ISBN : 9781413723618
Paperback
144 pages
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 About the Book 

Born in Mexico, in a small town in the state of Veracruz, the author became an orphan when she was still a baby. Raised under the strict rule of her grandmother, she learns at an early age that to survive the world fate decided to place her in, sheMoreBorn in Mexico, in a small town in the state of Veracruz, the author became an orphan when she was still a baby. Raised under the strict rule of her grandmother, she learns at an early age that to survive the world fate decided to place her in, she needs to learn the necessary skills to be able to work within the household a as hard as possible a to make the relationship with her beloved (grand)mama to be a successful one. The different people who come into her life and the wonderful situations she gets involved in during her growing years are described in a naAve yet charming way which shows the reader the extent of the girlas innocence in those times. Her grandmother, being the head of the household where many of the relatives stay for short and long periods of time (depending on the situations that brought them to the house in the first place) plays a definite role in her formative years.