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Our Lady of Everyday LifeLa Virgen de Guadalupe and the Catholic Imagination of Mexican Women in America$
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María Del Socorro Castañeda-Liles

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190280390

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2018

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190280390.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Our Lady of Everyday Life
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María Del Socorro Castañeda-Liles

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190280390.003.0001

LOOKING AT ME with a smile, Ester slowly reaches into her blouse. The room is full to capacity, but she does not seem to care. The space overflows with youthful smiles and laughter. Most of the women are wearing colorful outfits with earrings, necklaces, and bracelets to match their outfits, not to mention the ankle bracelets that seem to be popular among some of them. It appears to me that some have dressed to impress. Ester, on the other hand, sits shyly at her table, waiting. As she reached deeper into her blouse, I have to confess I was puzzled. What was she going to do?...

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