Many years ago the author and his wife enhanced their love of Spain by spending there a honeymoon year. Renting one floor of homes in Granada, Malaga, and Sevilla, they grew close to Spanish families, and made special friends in Granada.
This is the story of how they were enriched during that year, as they studied Moorish palaces, Spanish history, and the local arts—and especially as they experienced Christmas in Granada and Holy Week and the Spring Fair in Sevilla. Their adventures brought them a deeper understanding of the Spanish and Moorish cultures, as they absorbed everything from Don Quixote to bullfighting to the legends of the Alhambra.
This is a book of text, with photos only on the front and back covers.
Robert A. Parker has been an active writer and photographer for more than 40 years. He has won national awards as a director of publications for corporate magazines, and his free-lance writing has appeared in The New York Times and major consumer magazines. He has also exhibited award-winning photos in the New York/New Jersey area, including with his wife Margot at both the Venezuelan Consulate and the Donnell Library in Manhattan, plus at Brookdale Community College, Freehold, and New Providence Memorial Library. His work has also been shown at The Donald B. Palmer Museum, Springfield, Sussex County Community College, and the Arts Guild of Rahway. Margot has earned many awards. She has received a major “Award of Merit” from the New Jersey Photography Forum, plus awards from art associations of Rutherford and Clifton. She has also exhibited her photography and art in group exhibits at the National Arts Club, Manhattan, the Segal Gallery, Montclair State, and other venues.
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