Inheritance of Strangers

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Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilinguë, 1985 - Fiction - 268 pages
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Inheritance of Stranger, the third novel of the Rafa family saga, is set in the aftermath of the Mexican War of 1846 and takes us through the late 19th century to the point when New Mexico is on the brink of statehood. This is the saga of a people unbowed by even the cruelest natural or social misfortune.

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Section 1
15
Section 2
18
Section 3
31
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Nash Candelaria has been described as the historical novelist of the Hispanic people of New Mexico. His four novels, hailed as landmarks in Hispanic literature, include MEMORIES OF THE ALHAMBRA (1977), a seminal novel in Chicano literature, and NOT BY THE SWORD (1982), an American Book Award winner. His short stories have appeared in a number of literary magazines and anthologies. His two published collections of short stories are THE DAY THE CISCO KID SHOT JOHN WAYNE (1988) and Uncivil Rights and Other Stories (1998). He and his wife live in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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