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My grandfather's house was the biggest one in the village, and it was rightly so,
because after all the village had been largely settled by the Lunas. The first stop
we made was at his house. It was unthinkable that we stop anywhere else before
"As you say," my grandfather answered. I do not think he liked to empty his house
of his sons' wives, but he knew that when a curandera was working a cure she
was in charge. "There will be animals sniffing around the house at night, the ...
In the dark my grandfather was waiting. "I grew worried," he said. "Is everything
ready?" Ultima asked. "As you ordered," he said and led us through the dark,
quiet rooms of the house. The flickering lantern he held cast our dancing
shadows on ...
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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