Synopses & Reviews
The author of "Alburquerque" presents the story of young Antonio Marez, who has been raised under the protective wing of a mystic and herbal healer and seeks out his family heritage while learning the secrets of his mentor.
A masterpiece of Hispanic literature from "one of the nation's foremost Chicano literary artists" (Denver Post). This is the involving story of Antonio, a boy facing the conflicts in his life with the help of Ultima, a curandera who cures with herbs and magic. At each turn of Tony's life, she is there to nurture his soul.