Praise for Mi America

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Author Manuel Romero is no stranger to media attention. Throughout his professional career he has attracted it on several occasions. After all, he’s served on the University of Utah’s Chicano Scholarship Board of Trustees, founded the Utah Coalition of la Raza, worked on a number of political campaigns, and interned in Washington D.C. for former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson when he was in congress. But this is his first time receiving any attention as an author. Mi America was covered by the Intermountain Catholic in March of this year, and again in April by the Salt Lake City Weekly. … Read More

Mi America Draws National Attention

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The book, Mi America: The Evolution of an American Family, is a detailed exploration of its author, Manuel Romero’s, family history. Beginning 500 years ago with the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, Mi America covers a wide breadth of historical subject matter dealing with the cultures of two great nations, Mexico and the United States. But this isn’t your usual history book.  Mi America is drawing national attention because it avoids your usual dry recounting of famous dates or simple retelling of well-known facts. Instead, Romero manages to add fresh insights to historical events by talking about them through … Read More

Featured in Intermountain Catholic

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We’re excited to be featured in a new article on icatholic.org! Intermountain Catholic is a weekly newspaper serving Catholics throughout Utah with news, features, and commentary in a manner that is consistent with excellent journalistic standards and the ecclesial edification of the readership. The article, written by talented author Linda Peterson, covers Manuel’s journey in a way that captures reader interest as she offers anecdotes into Manuel’s life – and why he wrote his book. Our deepest gratitude for the article, Linda! Read the full article here. To get your copy today, visit Manuel’s online store to order a personalized … Read More