Bless Me, Ultima: A Novel
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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# 2 of 100 Classics Challenge Bless Me, Ultima By Rudolfo Anaya 1972 FANTASTIC!! Sometimes a book draws you in by its plot. Sometimes by its location. And many times by its characters. This book drew ... Read full review
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Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties ... Read full review