Two powerful autobiographical novels of being a Jewish woman in Mexico, dealing with her parents' dictates, and her husband's and family's expectations. The only constant in her life is a need to find her own way.
Luis de Carvajal, A Secret Jew in Sixteenth-Century Mexico
By Martin Cohen
$30.00 Paperback 978-0-8263-2362-0 July 2001
Indicted by the Inquisition and burned at the stake in 1596 at the age of thirty, Luis left valuable literary documents--his memoirs, his last will and testament, and his letters to his mother and sisters in the inquisitorial prison.