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The Little Fox of la Capilla de Guadalupe: Aventures, Mischief and Tragedies: a Beautiful Mexican Childhood

Jose Gutierrez

"The Little Fox of La Capilla de Guadalupe" is a vibrant and deeply personal narrative that delves into the childhood memories of Liborio Gutiérrez, set against the backdrop of Los Altos de Jalisco, Mexico. The book is co-authored by Liborio Gutiérrez Martín del Campo and José Gutiérrez González and brings to life the rich cultural heritage and everyday adventures of a young boy growing up in a small Mexican village.

The story unfolds through a series of vivid anecdotes that paint a picturesque yet realistic portrait of rural Mexican life. From the bustling community squares to the lush, flower-filled landscapes, each chapter immerses the reader in the world of young Liborio. His experiences range from mischievous escapades and encounters with local wildlife to the challenges and joys of family life in a tight-knit community.

Through Liborio's eyes, we see the deep familial bonds and the cultural traditions that shape his world, as well as the natural beauty of his surroundings. The narrative is rich with descriptions of local flora, the rhythms of agricultural life, and the communal events that mark the passage of time in La Capilla de Guadalupe.

The book also explores themes of memory and legacy, emphasizing the importance of preserving one's history and stories for future generations. This is highlighted by the efforts of José Gutiérrez González to complete and honor his father's memories by bringing this manuscript to publication.

Overall, "The Little Fox of La Capilla de Guadalupe" is not just a memoir but a celebration of the simplicity and beauty of childhood in a specific time and place in Mexico. It offers readers a window into the past and a reflection on the values and experiences that endure across generations.

Book Details

  • Publisher: New Trends Press
  • Publish Date: Jun 18th, 2024
  • Pages: 326
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.73in - 1.06lb
  • EAN: 9780988402577
  • Categories: Hispanic & LatinoMemoirsLatin America - Central America

About the Author

Gutierrez, Liborio: - Liborio Gutierrez Martin del Campo, a first-time author, and his son, Jose Gutierrez Gonzalez, present a compelling four-book series, originally penned in Spanish and now masterfully translated into English. This project was not only a lifelong vision but a dream nurtured by Liborio over two decades, with his final contributions made in 2014 before his passing in 2016. Although Jose provided occasional guidance throughout the development, his role became pivotal in completing and preparing their work for publication.The series inaugurates with "Por Amor a Dios/For the Love of God," where Liborio delves into the rich tapestry of 500 years of colonization in La Capilla de Guadalupe, Los Altos de Jalisco, Mexico. This region, where he was raised, is celebrated for its profound historical significance and influence in Mexico, stretching back over five centuries. The narrative is a homage to the resilience and spirit of its people, embodying a deep connection to place and past.In the sequel, the focus shifts to Liborio's personal experiences, "The Little Fox of La Capilla de Guadalupe" recounting his formative years during the 1930s, 1940s, and early 1950s in La Capilla de Guadalupe. These memoirs offer a vivid window into the life and times of the region, blending personal anecdotes with the broader socio-historical landscape of Mexico.Jose Gutierrez Gonzalez, stepping in as a co-author, has ensured the completion of this poignant homage to their heritage and history. This series is more than just a literary endeavor; it is a heartfelt tribute to Liborio Gutierrez Martin del Campo's vision and a celebration of the enduring legacy he leaves behind.
Gutierrez, Jose: - Jose Gutiérrez González, is an accomplished author with a passion for crafting compelling stories that captivate the imagination of readers and provide them with a unique perspective. Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations from California State University, Fullerton, he brings a unique blend of creative storytelling and effective communication to his literary works.In 2014, under this pseudonym, Joseph Gutiz, he received the prestigious Most Inspirational Youth Chapter Book award for "The Adventures of Chubby Cheeks: The Pro Quest," recognized by the esteemed organization. His exceptional talent as an author sets him apart, showcasing his ability to inspire and engage young readers through narratives that transcend the bounds of imagination.Jose's creative prowess extends beyond writing. He earned a Master's degree in Education, Administration, and Leadership from Chapman University, solidifying his expertise in the field of education. Furthermore, he achieved recognition for his contribution to the literary world by receiving the Best Latino Focused Book Cover Design award in 2014 for the memoir of Ileana Araguti.What truly distinguishes Jose, is his groundbreaking achievement as the first author to launch a children's book into space with a GoPro camera, capsule, and a helium balloon. You can witness this extraordinary feat on YouTube by typing his pseudonym, Joseph Gutiz, and watching the captivating video of this cosmic adventure. His artistic achievements and innovative spirit make him a captivating storyteller, providing readers with narratives that transcend the bounds of imagination.