Culua: My Other Life in Mexico

A young Australian woman travels to Mexico, her mother's homeland, on a search for identity. What begins as a visit to her enigmatic grandmother becomes a quest to find out what it means to be Mexican. As she learns to embrace Mexico verdadero - the real Mexico - she discovers a people who give a new meaning to larger than life, and the invincible bonds between family, food, and the spirit world. More

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About Samantha Wood

Samantha Wood was born in Victoria in 1971. Her first book, the memoir Culua: My Other Life in Mexico, was published in 2003. The Bay of Shadows is her first novel.

Samantha graduated from Monash University with a Master's degree in Translation Studies (Spanish) focusing on the translations of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's little-known children's stories. She works for Ai-Media, a world-leading captioning service that provides accessibility services for the Deaf and hard of hearing. She lives in Melbourne.

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