Martín de Porres: The Rose in the Desert

By Garu D. Schmidt, David Diaz (Illustrator)

Capturing both historical fact and legend, “Martín de Porres: The Rose in the Desert” is the illustrated biography of the first African-heritage saint of the Américas. Diaz's luminous mixed-media illustrations complement and expand the story.  Diaz expertly uses color, perspective and contrast to portray Martín's gentle spirit and miraculous abilities.

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