Bless Me, Ultima: A Novel

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TQS Publications, 1972 - American literature - 248 pages
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Tony faces the daunting prospect of growing up amidst constant religious and cultural uncertainty. His mother is a devoted Catholic, but her influence is challenged by Ultima--a woman with magical healing powers. As Tony follows his own path toward adulthood, he relies on Ultima's wisdom. With her guidance, he is able to forge his unique identity.

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I loved the author's use of poetic imagery as well. - LibraryThing
The ending almost made me cry. - LibraryThing
One thing I didn't like about this book was the ending. - LibraryThing
NO illustrations but would love to see a picture. - LibraryThing

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Antonio is growing up during the 1940's in New Mexico. He is surrounded by family that is humble and hardworking. His most notable family member is that of the family matriarch, Ultima. She is a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - angie.arciba - LibraryThing

i read this book for one of my college classes.... at first i just read it because it was a requirement but i got to like the book... i liked how you get to see in what the community believed and ... Read full review

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