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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Lindoula - LibraryThing
Difficult to review, because I feel lukewarm about it. While I know it's partly about magic, so I need to suspend disbelief, the protagonist's age vs. maturity level (including his sophisticated speech) didn't add up for me. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Carol420 - LibraryThing
"Bless me Ultima" is a wonderful story based on the "Chicano" or Northern New Mexico native people culture, religion, and customs that tells us about the relationship between a six year old boy called ... Read full review