"Few singers are capable of sparking such a passionate response from audiences or of winning their full acceptance and loyalty. Selena is among them. She was murdered at the age of 24, and even though her career had just taken off, she was already recognized in Mexico and the US as one of the most successful artists in the genre of grupera music. Today, her fans still remember her lovingly as the unforgettable artist they lost. Since the moment of her tragic death her story has ignited a flurry of interest. Yet, there is still another Selena left to uncover. As the artistic representative of the Queen of Tex-Mex, Cristina Castrellon held a privileged position as one of those closest to the singer. In this book, Castrellon talks to us about her friendship with Selena, unveiling a generous woman of simple tastes and a deep-rooted faith in her ability to triumph, a woman who was proud of her Hispanic heritage and who felt an absolute passion for music.