Rudolfo Anaya

Often referred to as the godfather of Chicano literature, Rudolfo Anaya is the author of numerous books, including the classic Bless Me, Ultima. His most recent works include a collection of short stories, The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories and a nonfiction compilation, The Essays.

Books Authored

After burning out working with youth gangs in Los Angeles, Chicana social worker Rosa Medina retreats to Puerto de Luna, New Mexico. There, she intends to write a novel about Billy the Kid.

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Nestled in the hills of northern New Mexico is Agua Bendita—a sleepy village where the laws of physics snooze in the afternoon sun and memories are the only road signs.