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Bless Me, Ultima - Rudolfo Anaya
Bless Me, Ultima
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From Library Journal Besides winning the Premio Quinto Sol national Chicano literary award, this novel of a young boy in New Mexico in the 1940s has sold more than 300,000 copies in paperback since its 1973 debut. Here, however, the book gets the hardcover treatment, with a few illustrations... show more
From Library Journal
Besides winning the Premio Quinto Sol national Chicano literary award, this novel of a young boy in New Mexico in the 1940s has sold more than 300,000 copies in paperback since its 1973 debut. Here, however, the book gets the hardcover treatment, with a few illustrations added for color. LJ's reviewer asserted that "the novel has warmth and feeling" (LJ 2/1/73) and a place in all fiction collections, especially those serving Chicano populations.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Rudolfo Anaya is professor emeritus of English at the University of New Mexico. He was one of the first winners of the Premio Quinto Sol National Chicano literary award. Winner of the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction for his novel Alburquerque , he is best-loved for his classic bestseller Bless Me, Ultima . His other works include Zia Summer, Rio Grande Fall, Jalamanta, Tortuga, Heart of Aztlan , and The Anaya Reader . He has also written numerous short stories, essays, and children's books, including The Farolitos of Christmas and Maya's Children .
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446600255 (0446600253)
ASIN: 446600253
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
4.5 Bless Me,Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
This is a beautifully written coming of age story that I listened to as an unabridged audiobook. I don’t typically seek out this sort of book but the blurbage from the SYNC program caught my eye last summer and, well, it was free and I'm all about the free. I regret reading many a book but my only...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers rated it
4.5 Review: Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
How do I begin writing a review for this book? I guess I'll start with a story of how I came to read "Bless Me Ultima" and why I ended up reading it again in recent considerations (2013). I read "Bless Me Ultima" for the first time in my AP Literature and Composition class. My teacher at the time ...
AH@BadassBookReviews
AH@BadassBookReviews rated it
0.0 Bless Me, Ultima
6/13/13 - Free audio book download from audiobooksync.com week 3.
Death by Books
Death by Books rated it
A lifetime ago I had the pleasure of taking two semesters of creative writing at the University of New Mexico. At the time, I had never heard of Rudolfo Anaya, and didn't realize that my professor was such an accomplished artist. I absolutely loved his classes, and yet, even after I learned he had...
Lectus
Lectus rated it
3.0 Bless Me, Ultima
Via http://onlectus.blogspot.com/2012/08/banned-book-bless-me-ultima-by-rudolfo.htmlDid you know that Bless me, Ultima is in the ALA list of banned books for 2008?Yeap. First published in 1972 the book has been banned from been used in schools because, as I recall, Anaya uses magic, profanity, viole...
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