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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

3.5*** Opening Lines: Ultima came to stay with us the summer I was almost seven. When she came the beauty of the llano unfolded before my eyes, and the gurgling waters of the river sang to the hum of ... Read full review

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

Read my senior year; I loved it! I really only remember the richness of the language, how it sounded on my silent tongue, and loving some abuela (was it Ultima? I don't remember). I remember relating ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adrian.Gaytan - LibraryThing

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  - cebellol - LibraryThing

I read this awhile ago... I forget how many years now, but I was in middle school. I think it was Mrs. Schaffer's class. I only remember bits an pieces, but I DO remember that I really enjoyed it, but could never really explain why, even then. Read full review

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User Review  - cebellol - LibraryThing

I read this awhile ago... I forget how many years now, but I was in middle school. I think it was Mrs. Schaffer's class. I only remember bits an pieces, but I DO remember that I really enjoyed it, but could never really explain why, even then. Read full review

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User Review  - dougb56586 - LibraryThing

This is a story about a young boy, Antonio, growing up in rural New Mexico in the years just after the Second World War. The story deals with Antonio struggling with the problem of good and evil, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookworm12 - LibraryThing

Antonio is a young Mexican American boy living with his family in New Mexico. At the beginning of the novel the local healer, Ultima, moves in with his family. Ultima was the midwife who helped bring ... Read full review

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User Review  - ewyatt - LibraryThing

This coming of age story features a young protagonist, Antonio, recounting a few years of his life when he was around 10 years old. Often times he seemed much older than that in thought and deed ... Read full review

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User Review  - bkwurm - LibraryThing

Beautifully written coming-of-age story from the American Southwest. Rudolfo Anaya looks at religion, magic, family, culture and individuality from the viewpoint of a very precocious 6-10 year old ... Read full review

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User Review  - poetreegirl - LibraryThing

A young boy in 1960's New Mexico struggles to find his faith and place in the world despite the dreams others have for his destiny. Read full review


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