Rudolfo Anaya - Santa Rosa, NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 56.643 W 104° 40.624
13S E 529488 N 3866886
Quick Description: A statue of the author is writing the famous novel, Bless Me Ultima, and its pages are scattered around a fountain.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2010 4:38:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMA1GH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
Views: 6

Long Description:
Reynaldo 'Sonny' Rivera's monumental bas-relief captures the spirit of Bless Me Ultima and the history of Santa Rosa. Ultima blesses Antonio before he goes fishing. A truck chugs down historic Route 66, now I40, on the Llano an old shepherd cares for his flock as (?) graxe nearby. Ranchers and farmers, the original settlers work the land. The railroad symbolizes a new era od commerce. From the hills flown the Pecos River, and in the waters swims the magical golden carp.

Rudolfo Anaya
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Bless Me, Ultima
Author Rudolfo Anaya
2007
Sculptor Reynaldo Rivera
City of Santa Rosa
Public Art Program

a link to his Wikipedia:
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the book:
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URL of the statue: Not listed

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