Berkeley, Calif. Quinto Sol Publications, 1972. First paperback edition; and stated "first printing" Paperback. Medium octavo in illus black wraps; ix, 248 p. illus. 23 cm. Original printed price neatly hole punched from rear wrapper top edge (two overlapping very small standard-sized hole-punch holes); former owner small name stamp to half-title and rear wrap verso; mild edge-wear; else overall Very Good+ to Near Fine(-) with a few tiny creases. A tight, relatively crisp copy. INSCRIBED by Anaya on front free endpaper, "con cariño..." in 1973, the year after publication. Item #11955
Held by many as the most important Mexican-American novel to date. A masterful and moving work of great depth, simplicity and beauty. // Mexican American children -- Fiction. Mexican Americans -- Fiction. Chicano Literature. Southwest US; New Mexico. Curanderas. Healers -- Fiction. Bildungsromans. New Mexico -- Fiction. .
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