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Review: 'Ultima' an earnest coming-of-age tale

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"Bless Me, Ultima," the book, is a widely read and critically acclaimed piece of Chicano literature that also has been quite divisive since its publication in 1972. Some critics and parents have decried Rudolfo Anaya's novel as anti-Catholic or too profane and pushed to have it banned from school districts across the country. "Bless Me, Ultima," the movie, is a mostly gentle and tastefully...