Trinity University Press

Laura Hernández-Ehrisman

Laura Hernández-Ehrisman is an associate professor and chair of the Department of University Studies at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas, and the author of Inventing the Fiesta City: Heritage and Carnival in San Antonio.

The Duchess of Angus

Written in the 1950s and discovered by family members years after her death, Margaret Brown Kilik’s shocking coming-of-age novel of the emotional and sexual brutality of young women’s lives in wartime San Antonio deserves a place on the shelf alongside classic novels like Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Carson McCullers’s The Member of the Wedding.    The Duchess of Angus reworks Kilik’s...