C. M. MAYO
Author of Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution, etc.

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With the exception of The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, which is published by Unbridled Books, my ebooks are all published under my own imprint, Dancing Chiva.
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 The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire
A novel based on the true story. A Library Journal Best Book 2009 (Unbridled Books)
"a crucial period in Mexican history... an engaging story brimming with majestic ambition." Publisher's Weekly

 
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Metaphysical Odyssey into the Mexican Revolution
Francisco I. Madero and His Secret Book, Spiritist Manual
In a blend of 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 English translation of Spiritist Manual, the secret book by Francisco I. Madero, leader of Mexico's 1910 Revolution and President of Mexico, 1911-1913.
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Miraculous Air
Journey of as Thousand Miles through Baja California,
the Other Mexico
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One of the best books ever about Baja California. Highly recommended" Library Journal
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From Mexico to Miramar or, Across the Lake of Oblivion
A nonfiction novela about a fairytale: a visit to the Emperor of Mexico's Castle in Italy
Winner, Washington Independent Writers Prize for Best Personal Essay
Podcasting for Writers & Other Creative Entrepreneurs
Based on award-winning writer and avid podcaster C.M. Mayo's one day workshop at the Writer's Center, this ebook provides an introduction and overview of podcasting for writers, from basic concepts to nuts-and-bolts tips.



My Recollections of Maximilian by Marie de la Fere,
Introduced by C.M. Mayo
An eyewitness memoir of Mexico's brief, sparkling but doomed Second Empire under Maximilian von Habsburg: A handwritten manuscript circa 1910, from the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
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The Building of Quality
A short story with Q & A
Originally published in Kenyon Review, Summer 2004. A tornado deposits what may or may not be a temple in John and Jane Smith's backyard. The destinies of all concerned are most peculiar.

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Los Visitantes: Una visita a Todos Santos, Baja California Sur
Traducción por Bertha Ruiz de la Concha del capítulo 2 de Miraculous Air, por C.M. Mayo
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