To Selena, With Love by Chris Perez

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The book is the ultimate love letter and tribute to Selena.
-My San


One of the most compelling and adored superstars in Latin music history, Selena was nothing short of a phenomenon who shared all of herself with her millions of devoted fans. Her tragic murder, at the young age of twenty-three, stripped the world of her talent and boundless potential, her tightly knit family of their beloved angel, and her husband, Chris Perez, of the greatest love he had ever known.

For over a decade, Chris held on to the only personal thing he had left from his late wife: the touching and sometimes painful memories of their very private bond. Now, for the first time, Chris opens up about their unbreakable friendship, forbidden relationship, and blossoming marriage, which were cut short by Selena’s unforgivable death.

Chris’s powerful story gives a rare glimpse into Selena’s sincerity and vulnerability when falling in love, strength and conviction when fighting for that love, and absolute resilience when finding peace and normalcy with her family’s acceptance of the only man she called her husband. While showcasing a side of Selena that has never been disclosed before and clarifying certain misconceptions about her life and death, To Selena, with Love is an everlasting love story that immortalizes the heart and soul of an extraordinary, unforgettable, and irreplaceable icon.

Includes exclusive photos.

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CHRIS PEREZ es un artista discográfico ganador de un Grammy y líder de La Banda de Chris Perez. Anteriormente fue guitarrista principal de la banda de su esposa, Selena y Los Dinos. Vive en San Antonio, Texas.
Published March 6, 2012 by Celebra. 304 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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Above average
on Feb 13 2012

A straightforward but mostly moving valentine to young love that will appeal to romantics and fans of Latin music.

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Reviewed by Enrique Lopetegui on Mar 07 2012

But as candid and entertaining his story with Selena is, the book is also about his relationship with Selena's father.

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My San

Reviewed by Sylvia Carrizales on Mar 08 2012

The book is the ultimate love letter and tribute to Selena.

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Reviewed by Eileen Campos on May 20 2012

Her strength is captured right until the very last page. . .

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This book gives an amazing account of Selena and Chris's relationship.

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Selena Forever

Reviewed by Bernard Greenberg on Mar 07 2012

...Chris' account is a superbly focused narrative qua outpouring of the heart, in which he takes pains to affirm his open-mindedness towards all the involved and the independence of his writing from fear or pressure or perceived obligation to anyone, lest his accounts of Selena's spectacular virtues fail credibility.

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