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Our Lives Are the Rivers

A Novel
  • 384 Pages
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ISBN 100060820713
ISBN 139780060820718
OCLC/WorldCa123725017

Our Lives Are the Rivers: A Novel Paperback – Febru by Jaime Manrique (Author)/5(21). Told from the point of view of Manuela Saenz, as well as that of her two loyal slaves, Our Lives Are The Rivers is a novel of intoxicating love, passion, and adventure, with dynamic continent struggling for its own identity as its backdrop/5(21).

Our Lives Are Our Lives Are the Rivers book traces the spiritual journey of the Costa Rican-American poet, an unabashed lover and celebrator of life. Taking its title from the Spaniard Jorge Manrique's most famous elegy, this collection is a meditation on time, memory, and the fleeting nature of life/5(3).

From the book: Our lives are the rivers that flow into the seat of Death. At sunrise tomorrow, nights darkness would be dispelled for another day. But not or me. Not for me. Not for as long as I lived and remembered.

Ahead of me, in a future full of tomorrows, I saw nothing but an unremitting darkness no moon, no starts/5. Our Lives Are the Rivers tells the story of beautiful young freedom fighter Manuela Sáenz, and the epic tale of her long love affair with liberator Simón Bolívar. A novel of intoxicating love, passion, and adventure, Jaime Manrique vividly captures a dynamic continent struggling for its own identity/5(21).

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Our Lives are the Rivers is the story of their relationship, told in the first person by Manuela herself. Manrique weaves a story that is closer to romance novel than to scholarly biography, but it is a superior romance novel about real, interesting people/5.

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Get this from a library. Our lives are the rivers: a novel. [Jaime Manrique] -- Chronicles the enthralling life of Manuela Sáenz, who won her place in history as the great love of South American liberator Simón Bolivar.

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[Jaime Manrique] -- A historical novel offers a fictional account of the life of Manuela Sáenz, a woman who abandoned her position as one of the wealthiest women in Peru to join forces with her lover Simón Bolívar to. Our lives are rivers.

[Mark I Smith-Soto] -- A collection of poems by Mark Smith-Soto. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mark I Smith-Soto. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. Set against the majestic geography of the Andes, Our Lives Are the Rivers chronicles the enthralling life of Manuela Sáenz, who won her place in history as the great love of South American liberator Simón Bolívar.

Abandoning her position as one of the richest women in Lima, Sáenz worked to overthrow the corrupt representatives of the Spanish crown.

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