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- Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World
- By: Catalina de Erauso, Michele Stepto - translator, Gabriel Stepto - translator, and others
- Narrated by: Adriana Pascual
- Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
One of the earliest known autobiographies by a woman, this is the extraordinary tale of Catalina de Erauso, who in 1599 escaped from a Basque convent dressed as a man and went on to live one of the most wildly fantastic lives of any woman in history. A soldier in the Spanish army, she traveled to Peru and Chile, became a gambler, and even mistakenly killed her own brother in a duel. During her lifetime she emerged as the adored folkloric hero of the Spanish-speaking world.
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