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Day of the Dead: Día de Muertos
The people of Oaxaca, Mexico, believe the souls of the dead, the antepasados, return every year for a twenty-four-hour visit. They are welcomed into their former homes with gaily decorated altars and offerings of food and gifts. Then they are escorted back to their resting places in the cemeteries. In recent years, Dia de los Muertos has become widely known not only throug ...more
Hardcover, 116 pages
Published August 23rd 2007 by Texas Christian University Press
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amazing photos and interesting information by the author too. i learned a lot i had not known about dia de los muertos before. also i am lucky enough to know the author (he is friends with my parents) and i have gotten to see some of these photos in real life at an exhibit at a local collage.