Sea of Lentils

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Abstract

This novel focuses on four Spanish conquests in history. The third story is a fictionalized historical narrative of the founding of St. Augustine. It follows Don Pedro de Vald├ęs, a member of the Order of Saint James, one of those who came to settle St. Augustine and took part in their conquest of the French.

Local locations visited or mentioned in the text include the Castillo de San Marcos, the St. Johns River, and Fort Caroline.

Identifier

PQ7390 .B42 M313 1990

Access Rights

This item is part of the Circulating Collection and can be checked out with a valid Flagler ID. Non-Flagler affiliates will need to request this book through their local library's Inter-Library Loan program.

Contributor

James Maraniss, translator
Sydney Lea, introduction
Edith Kearney, designer

Title

Sea of Lentils

Alternative Title

El mar de las lentejas

Publisher

Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press

Format

Hardcover book

Language

English
translated from the Spanish

Audience

Subject

Historical
Race Relations

Coverage

1st Spanish Period
Huguenot Colony

Accrual Method

Purchased

Has Format

Available for free on Internet Archive.

Bibliographic Citation

Benitez-Rojo, Antonio. Sea of Lentils. Translated by James Maraniss. Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1990.

Citation

Antonio Benitez-Rojo, “Sea of Lentils,” St. Augustine Fiction, accessed July 13, 2024, https://staugustinefiction.omeka.net/items/show/129.

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