Bless Me, Ultima: A Novel

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Tonatiuh International, 1972 - Healers - 248 pages
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Ultima, a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic, comes to Antonio Marez's New Mexico family when he is six years old, and she helps him discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past.

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User 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

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User 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


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