Nino Fidencio: A Heart Thrown Open

Nino Fidencio: A Heart Thrown Open

By: Gardner, Dore

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Photographic documentary about Mexican healer Jose Fidencio Sintora Constantino (1898-1938) from Nuevo Leon in northeastern Mexico and those who continue to pay homage to him more than 50 years after his death. Preparing medicines form herbs and plants, Nino Fidencio became a popular healer, and after curing visiting Mexican president Plutarco Elias Calles of a serious illness, he became his country's most celebrated curandero. Photographs and interviews by Dore Gardner, essay by folklore consultant Kay F. Turner, Ph.D. 135 pages, illustrated with 50 duotone photographs.

Title: Nino Fidencio: A Heart Thrown Open

Author: Gardner, Dore

Categories: Photography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico Press: 1992

ISBN: 089013233x

ISBN 13: 9780890132333

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 03748

Keywords: PHOTOGRAPHY PHOTOGRAPHS MEXICO MEXICAN HEALER JOSE FIDENCIO SINTORA CONSTANTINO NUEVO LEON,