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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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
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A young Chicano boy in the 1940s is pulled betweem his mother's dream of his becoming a priest and his father's of his becoming a farmer like him, on the llano [prairie] of New Mexico. The boy ... Read full review