Hekití and the Moon: A Taíno Legend

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A short story about a native Taíno boy and his encounter with the Moon.
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  • Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
  • Words: 1,190
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781465798787
About M.C. Olmo

Marielba Cancel Olmo was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and grew up in the town of Río Piedras. She has taught English, Science and Spanish, and has worked as writer and translator. She lived in England for three years while pursuing a PhD in English Literature, where she received an ORS (Overseas Research Student Award), and then moved to Barcelona for a year. She returned to Puerto Rico in 1999, where she currently resides. She has written many poems and short stories for several publications. The World Within (2011) is her first novel. The book has won three Honorable Mentions: the Green Book Festival in San Francisco (May 2012), the Halloween Book Festival (October 2012), and the New England Book Festival (December 2012). Philomena Sparks and The Curse of the Big Ben is her second novel. It won a Honorable Mention at the London Book Festival (2013) and a Runner-Up place in the Sci-Fi / Fantasy category at the Sharp Writ Book Awards (2013).

Email: marielba.cancel@gmail.com

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Ligia Hernandez reviewed on Nov. 23, 2011

Muy bonito. Like being transported to Borikén in thetimesif theTaínoa. Great pour-quoi tale!
(review of free book)
Bronnie Wu reviewed on Nov. 22, 2011

Very nicely written and delicately told. The glossary at the back is very helpful (maybe it could be at the front?). Well laid out and professionally prepared - a bug bear of mine.
(review of free book)
GlennAndSasha Gabriel reviewed on Nov. 22, 2011

Marielba, Glenn here. I love these stories. Nicely done! You did Cacique Orocobix proud. Please write more short stories as well as your novels. Thanks for making me smile.
(review of free book)
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