Heart of Aztlan (Paperback)

By Rudolfo A. Anaya

University of New Mexico Press, 9780826310545, 209pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1988



The Albuquerque barrio portrayed in this vivid novel of post-war New Mexico is a place where urban and rural, political and religious realities co-exist, collide and combine. The magic realism for which Naya is well known combines with an emphatic portrayal of the plight of workers dispossessed of their heritage and struggling to survive in an alien culture.