skip to content
The adventures of Mr. Puttison among the Maya Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The adventures of Mr. Puttison among the Maya

Author: Víctor Montejo; Fernando Peñalosa; Susan Giersbach Rascoń
Publisher: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA : Fundación Yax Te', ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : SpanishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This is a historical and satirical novel whose principal character is an American adventurer who suddenly turns up in a remote Maya village in the 1930s. At first believed to be a missionary, Mr. Puttison gradually becomes integrated into village life. His strange habits cause confusion in the community at the same time that he learns about the history and culture of the people, as well as their struggle to hold  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Víctor Montejo; Fernando Peñalosa; Susan Giersbach Rascoń
ISBN: 1886502382 9781886502383
OCLC Number: 50945294
Notes: "Original title: Las aventuras de Miśter Puttison entre los mayas"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 182 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Mr. Puttison comes to Yulwitz --
Communal laws --
The rabid dog --
The sugar mill --
The snake bite --
The spirits of the ancestors --
The Llorona at the spring --
Hunting legends --
Mr. Puttison's friendship --
Witz, the Lord of the hill --
Wonderful, wonderful! --
Farewell to Yulwitz.
Responsibility: Vićtor D. Montejo, translated by Susan Giersbach Rascoń and Fernando Peñalosa.

Abstract:

"This is a historical and satirical novel whose principal character is an American adventurer who suddenly turns up in a remote Maya village in the 1930s. At first believed to be a missionary, Mr. Puttison gradually becomes integrated into village life. His strange habits cause confusion in the community at the same time that he learns about the history and culture of the people, as well as their struggle to hold onto their land and customs in the face of invading non-Maya."

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

The story of life in a Maya village

by millionmilewalker (WorldCat user published 2020-04-23) Excellent Permalink

 

...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity<\/h3>
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/50945294<\/a>> # The adventures of Mr. Puttison among the Maya<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Book<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0library:oclcnum<\/a> \"50945294<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0library:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0library:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4161567287#Place\/rancho_palos_verdes_ca<\/a>> ; # Rancho Palos Verdes, CA<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1012729<\/a>> ; # Maya literature<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:bookFormat<\/a> bgn:PrintBook<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/14367928<\/a>> ; # Susan Giersbach Rasco\u0144<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:contributor<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/30540780<\/a>> ; # Fernando Pe\u00F1alosa<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:copyrightYear<\/a> \"2002<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/106177095<\/a>> ; # V\u00EDctor Montejo<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:datePublished<\/a> \"2002<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:description<\/a> \"Mr. Puttison comes to Yulwitz -- Communal laws -- The rabid dog -- The sugar mill -- The snake bite -- The spirits of the ancestors -- The Llorona at the spring -- Hunting legends -- Mr. Puttison\'s friendship -- Witz, the Lord of the hill -- Wonderful, wonderful! -- Farewell to Yulwitz.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:description<\/a> \"\"This is a historical and satirical novel whose principal character is an American adventurer who suddenly turns up in a remote Maya village in the 1930s. At first believed to be a missionary, Mr. Puttison gradually becomes integrated into village life. His strange habits cause confusion in the community at the same time that he learns about the history and culture of the people, as well as their struggle to hold onto their land and customs in the face of invading non-Maya.\"<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:exampleOfWork<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/4161567287<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:inLanguage<\/a> \"es<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"The adventures of Mr. Puttison among the Maya<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:productID<\/a> \"50945294<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:publication<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/50945294#PublicationEvent\/rancho_palos_verdes_ca_fundacion_yax_te_2002<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:publisher<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4161567287#Agent\/fundacion_yax_te<\/a>> ; # Fundaci\u00F3n Yax Te\'<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:workExample<\/a> <http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781886502383<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0wdrs:describedby<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/50945294<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>

Related Entities<\/h3>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4161567287#Agent\/fundacion_yax_te<\/a>> # Fundaci\u00F3n Yax Te\'<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a bgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Fundaci\u00F3n Yax Te\'<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4161567287#Place\/rancho_palos_verdes_ca<\/a>> # Rancho Palos Verdes, CA<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Rancho Palos Verdes, CA<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/cau<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0dcterms:identifier<\/a> \"cau<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1012729<\/a>> # Maya literature<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Maya literature<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/106177095<\/a>> # V\u00EDctor Montejo<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:birthDate<\/a> \"1951<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Montejo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"V\u00EDctor<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"V\u00EDctor Montejo<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/14367928<\/a>> # Susan Giersbach Rasco\u0144<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Rasco\u0144<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Susan Giersbach<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Susan Giersbach Rasco\u0144<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/30540780<\/a>> # Fernando Pe\u00F1alosa<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:familyName<\/a> \"Pe\u00F1alosa<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:givenName<\/a> \"Fernando<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:name<\/a> \"Fernando Pe\u00F1alosa<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9781886502383<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a schema:ProductModel<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:isbn<\/a> \"1886502382<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:isbn<\/a> \"9781886502383<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>
<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/50945294<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a genont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/50945294<\/a>> ; # The adventures of Mr. Puttison among the Maya<\/span>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0schema:dateModified<\/a> \"2018-11-10<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0void:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.<\/div>