Portrait of the Author
Jose Manuel Villalpando was born on October 4, 1957 in Mexico City. He studied law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho and has served as the coordinator of Historical Research at the Clio publishing house (1988–1998); a consultant and the person in charge of the historical research for the award-winning TV novel, “El Vuelo del Águila” (The Flight of the Eagle 1994); and, the screenwriter of “La Antorcha Encendida” (The Burning Torch 1996).
His vocation is the dissemination of Mexican history, with an emphasis on the lives of the main characters. He has published thirty-eight books and hundreds of essays and articles on this subject.
The author also has more than 20 years of experience in radio broadcasting and, since 2017, has narrated the events that defined the course of Mexico at the Cabo Mil studios through the program “Our History.”
Portrait of the Book
The Los Cabos of yesterday is the setting of this book. It is a time unknown for some and for others, forgotten. In a pleasant, clear and concise manner, the author invites all who live, study, work, visit and love this prodigious land to connect with its historical identity.
To read the events described in the pages is to relive them. For those who were not present, it is an opportunity to travel back to important moments in history and feel linked by the common past to these lands and seas.