The journal of Antonio Montoya
Ramona drove through town and took the road behind the village office and pulled up to the front of her house. She shut off the engine and looked at her nephew. She would feed Jose some lunch, and then she would see. Jose looked over at her, and Ramona reached out her hand and brushed lightly at his hair. "Let's go inside, Jose", she said. "We'll have some lunch and drink something warm". The two of them climbed out of the truck. A slight breeze blew, and the water from the cottonwoods fell on them in large fat drops. Before they reached the house, the front door swung open and Ramona's grandfather, Epolito Montoya, who had been dead for thirteen years, stood in the doorway. "Why are you out in the rain?" he said.
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|Grouping Title||journal of antonio montoya|
|Grouping Author||collignon rick|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-09-19 01:21:12AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-09-22 08:07:01AM|
|display_description||We are proud to reintroduce the classic first novel by the author of Madewell Brown. When little Jos ̌Montoya's 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 Ramona's grandfather, Epolito Montoya, who had been dead for thirteen years, stood in the doorway. 'Why are you out in the rain?' he said."Ramona 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,̌ 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.̌|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT11777594|eBook|eBook||English|Unbridled Books,|2009.|1 online resource|
|subject_facet||Electronic books, New Mexico -- Fiction|
|title_display||The journal of Antonio Montoya|
|title_full||The journal of Antonio Montoya [electronic resource] / Rick Collignon|
|title_short||The journal of Antonio Montoya|