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The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic : the parallel lives of people as plants, Keeping the seeds alive

Prechtel, Martín (Author).

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"A memoir, spiritual adventure story, and ecological fable, this book shares the message that plants and humanity are interconnected, and that the survival of one depends upon the other"--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 299.7 PREC 2012 (Text) 33892002452739 Main Collection Book None 10/10/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781556439254
  • ISBN: 1556439253
  • ISBN: 1583943609
  • ISBN: 9781583943601
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: Berkeley : North Atlantic Books, [2012]

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Formatted Contents Note: Always a place at the table -- Star arches, the lurching earth, and the seed-eyed god -- The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic -- In the shade of the fire flower -- The fiery speech of seeds as time -- The miraculous return of the tree of time -- The Frenchman gets "everything" -- Checkmated by my love -- People as seeds, their youth as chocolate, the dead echoing back to life -- Burning up the memory -- The seeds come back riding "little bald gourd" -- Swimming past the dogs of amnesia, the seeds disappear into the redwoods -- The six donancianas -- Tunneling past centuries, red corn in their cheeks, the old ladies scurry into view -- "Here's your damn corn" -- From their motley hands, the motley seeds surprise the people into beauty -- Seeds of birth and seeds of death return, carrying the whole world -- Our ancient seed jar -- The marriage contract with the wild -- Keeping our agreement with the wild : our ancient seed jars : finding an agreement to keep -- The house of origins -- The famous story of One Eye.
Summary, etc.: "A memoir, spiritual adventure story, and ecological fable, this book shares the message that plants and humanity are interconnected, and that the survival of one depends upon the other"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala) Social life and customs
Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala) Religious life and customs
Tzutuhil Indians Rites and ceremonies
Tzutuhil Indians Religion
Human-plant relationships Guatemala Santiago Atitlán
Shamans Guatemala Santiago Atitlán Biography
Shamans United States Biography
Prechtel, Martín
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