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The Journal of Antonia Montoya Rick Collignon

The Journal of Antonia Montoya

Rick Collignon

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ISBN : 9781936071050
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221 pages
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We are proud to reintroduce the classic first novel by the author of Madewell Brown.When little Jos(r) MontoyaOCOs parents are killed one August morning by a cow, his Tia Ramona and his Tio Flavio are troubled by how best to raise the boy. After theMoreWe are proud to reintroduce the classic first novel by the author of Madewell Brown.When little Jos(r) MontoyaOCOs parents are killed one August morning by a cow, his Tia Ramona and his Tio Flavio are troubled by how best to raise the boy. After the funeral, they drive to their childhood home behind the village office, but ?before they reach the house, the front door swung open and RamonaOCOs grandfather, Epolito Montoya, who had been dead for thirteen years, stood in the doorway. ?Why are you out in the rain?OCO he said.OCORamona has returned reluctantly to this isolated village in northern New Mexico and to the family that never lets go. As she tries to build a modern life here on her own terms, and still to care for young Jos(r), she discovers that she can reach through time, see the richness of her heritage, and reclaim riches, knowledge, art that disappeared generations ago. In fact, she can speak with her ancestors and learn their stories.These, finally, are the fortunes she will try to pass on to Jos(r).