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Ortiz stood out among New Mexicans of Mexican descent because he was exceedingly fat, fair skinned, and red haired, but was never lazy, as Lamy, the first bishop of Santa Fe, accused. So begins Ang<'e>lico Ch<'a>vez's biography. A Franciscan priest and widely considered New Mexico's most renowned Hispanic literary figure, he asked his nephew, historian Thomas Ch<'a>vez (National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque), to finish this, his last book when he realized the project would outlast him.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890689063
Author:
Chavez, Angelico
Publisher:
Lpd Pr
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Publication Date:
2004-09-01
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English

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