A simple story of the faith and diligence of Mexican Indian peanahin traces the influence of old legends in the present day....

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THE CORN GROWS RIPE

A simple story of the faith and diligence of Mexican Indian peanahin traces the influence of old legends in the present day. Dionisio, a Yucatan boy, goes with his father to clear a space in the jungle for their corn, but his father has an accident and Dionisio must carry on alone. Through the months he tends his plot, partes of village life and learns of his traditions. When drought comes the boy has the determination to see it through until the rains and harvest time come.

Pub Date: March 1, 1956

ISBN: N/A

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Publisher: Viking

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Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 1, 1956