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Author Carvajal, Doreen.
Title The forgetting river : a modern tale of survival, identity, and the Inquisition / Doreen Carvajal.
Published New York : Riverhead Books, 2012.
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 Floor2  DS135.S75 A84 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description 304 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents Ancient voices -- Living on the brink -- First impressions -- La crisis -- The quest -- The enchantment of fear -- A faithful Andalusian -- An unfaithful Catholic -- Sharp notes -- Clues in the blood -- Forbidden tastes -- Pruning the tree -- There is a season -- El call -- Saving voice -- Return to the Ottoman Empire -- A time to speak -- Decoding defiance -- Below the roses -- Synagogue de Notre Dame -- Between the voices -- River's end -- Cry of the stones -- Final card.
Summary Traces the author's research into her family story after discovering that her ancestors were forced to renounce their Jewish faith in Inquisition-era Spain, describing her visit to the centuries-old Andalusian town of Arcos de la Frontera, where modern locals remain haunted by memories of past tragedies.
Subject Jews -- Spain -- Arcos de la Frontera.
Crypto-Jews -- Spain -- Arcos de la Frontera.
Marranos -- Spain -- Arcos de la Frontera.
Inquisition -- Spain.
Arcos de la Frontera (Spain) -- Description and travel.
Carvajal, Doreen -- Travel.
ISBN 1594487391
OCLC number 761846618