Description of the book:
In a blend of biography, personal essay, and a rendition of deeply researched metaphysical and Mexican history that reads like a novel, award-winning writer and noted literary translator C.M. Mayo provides a rich introduction and the first translation of the secret book by Francisco I. Madero, leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico 1911-1913.
"Mayo... provides not only an English translation of Madero's Spiritist Manual, but also a lively intoduction... The author argues effectively that Madero's manual is essential to understanding his revolutionary zeal."--Kirkus Reviews
It's available in paperback and Kindle, and also in Spanish, translated by Agustín Cadena as Odisea metafísica hacia la revolución Mexicana, Francisco I. Madero y su libro secreto, Manual espírita. That edition is available in paperback and Kindle from Dancing Chiva and in Mexico from Literal Publishing.
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