C.M. Mayo | From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion

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From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion

by C.M. Mayo

C.M. Mayo reads her award-winning essay from the Massachusetts Review, a nonfiction novela about a fairytale: a journey to the Emperor of Mexico's castle in Trieste, Italy.
Genre: Spoken Word: Audiobook
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1. Queretaro
8:56 album only
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2. Mexico City
24:59 album only
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3. Venice
7:08 album only
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4. Trieste
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5. Miramar
37:38 album only
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6. Across the Lake
7:19 album only

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"From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion," C.M. Mayo's ssay about a journey to Maximilian von Habsburg's castle in Trieste, was first published in the Massachusetts Review, a leading literary journal, in 2006, and won the Washington Writing Prize for Best Essay and was named a finalist for the Texas Institute of Letters O. Henry Award for Best Work of Magazine Journalism in 2007. The essay, written in a novelistic style, details the journey in 2003 that was part of her extensive original research for her novel, The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire (Unbridled Books, 2009). Recorded at All Access Studio, Silver Spring MD. Cover painting: Edgar Soberon, "Cazador de Nubes." For more about this essay, including photos, and a resource page about Maximilian, as well as more information about C.M. Mayo, her novel The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, and other works, visit www.cmmayo.com

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