Ramona

Ramona


Introduction by: Michael Dorris
Afterword by: Valerie Sherer Mathes

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$6.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451528421
  • 432 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

One of the greatest ethical novels of the nineteenth century, this is a tale of true love tested. Set in Old California, this powerful narrative richly depicts the life of the fading Spanish order, the oppression of tribal American communities and inevitably, the brutal intrusion of white settlers. Ramona, an illegitimate orphan, grows up as the ward of the overbearing Senora Moreno. But her desire for Alessandro, a Native American, makes her an outcast and fugitive…

Praise

Ramona is a second Uncle Tom’s Cabin. . . . The arrogant mestiza whose attachment to her Indian lover endures through persecution and death . . . and the desperate love they share until the vanquishing blond race casts them out like hunted animals . . . all this is alive in these pages.”
–José Martí
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