Como Decï¿½A Mi Tï¿½A Graciana Refranes Mexicanos
Every family has proverbs and sayings that are passed down through the generations, and author Miguel Lagunas s family is no exception. In Como decía mi tía Graciana, Lagunas shares proverbs from a Mexican family matriarch, illustrating the secret More...
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Copyright Year: 2011
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication Date: 1/10/2012
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Every family has proverbs and sayings that are passed down through the generations, and author Miguel Lagunas s family is no exception. In Como decía mi tía Graciana, Lagunas shares proverbs from a Mexican family matriarch, illustrating the secret to happiness, how to live harmoniously with others, and respect for others. Although Graciana was not a real person, her sayings, advice, and proverbs have been passed down through many generations and have become daily sayings in many Spanish-speaking households.Como decía mi tía Graciana is translated in both English and Spanish so that you can enjoy these proverbs in both languages. In Como decía mi tía Graciana, you will read such proverbs asA la feria muchos van, pero a ver y no a comprar (Many go to the fair, but to look and not to shop);A la fruta dura, el tiempo madura (Time ripens hard fruit; time matures immaturity); andA la hija muda, su madre la entiende (A quiet daughter is understood by her mother).
Born in Mexico City, Miguel Lagunas came to the United States in 1956 and served in the US Army. He graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in electrical engineering and is the cofounder of many nonprofit Hispanic organizations in Louisville. He has nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He currently lives with his wife, Maria, in Kentucky.