Now available in paperback, the Lord of the Dawn is Anaya's exploration of the cosmology and the rich and complex spiritual thought of his Native American ancestors.
The legend of La Llorona as retold by Rudolfo Anaya is storytelling anchored in a very human experience. His book helps parents explain to children the reality of death and the loss of loved ones.
Subjects: ChildrenChicana and ChicanoFiction
Rudolfo Anaya's latest Sonny Baca mystery eerily reflects current events: it involves terrorists, environmental activists, and water rights in the Southwest.
Subjects: Chicana and ChicanoFictionMystery
Anaya blends Spanish folktales with Pueblo Indian myths to create a charming New Mexican version of the Arabian Nights.
Subjects: FictionChicana and Chicano
The legendary ChupaCabra, the goatsucker, is set loose in the streets, like the meth that is destroying its young victims' minds.
This fast-paced mystery expands the ChupaCabra folklore into a metaphor that deals with the new powers inherent in science.
Subjects: FictionYoung Adult
"Alburquerque is a rich and tempestuous book, full of love and compassion, the complex and exciting skullduggery of politics, and the age-old quest for roots, identity, family."--John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War
Anaya shares his memories of the incident which inspired Tortuga in the new Afterword of this 25th anniversary edition of his literary classic.
Subjects: Chicana and ChicanoFiction