Author at Maravilla

Helen Heightsman Gordon’s Voice of the Vanquished: The Story of the Slave Marina and Hern¡n Cortes, which recently won the best historical fiction award at the Hollywood Book Festival, tells the tale of the Mayan woman who befriended Cortes, became his interpreter, and helped the explorer conquer the Aztecs. Gordon will read from and sign copies of her book on Saturday, September 27, at 1 p.m., in the Valencia Room at the Maravilla senior living center. Visit


Please note this login is to submit events or press releases. Use this page here to login for your Independent subscription

Not a member? Sign up here.