Quotes"The ways of men are strange and hard to learn. "The magical time is coming. Come on dear brother. Embrace the land and let us be one."
"Bless Me, Ultima" is a novel by Rudolfo Anaya, published in 1972. It tells the story of Antonio Marez, a young Chicano boy growing up in New Mexico during the 1940s. The novel explores themes of identity, faith, and the clash of cultures, as Antonio navigates the complexities of his multicultural heritage and encounters the curandera Ultima, who becomes a mentor and spiritual guide.
The novel is considered a classic of Chicano literature and has been widely studied and adapted for stage and screen. It has been praised for its lyrical prose, its sensitive portrayal of Chicano culture, and its exploration of universal themes of growing up and coming to terms with one's place in the world.
"Bless Me, Ultima" was Anaya's first published novel and has become his most famous work, earning numerous awards and accolades over the years.
"The ways of men are strange and hard to learn.
"The magical time is coming. Come on dear brother. Embrace the land and let us be one."
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