Ramona: A Story, Volumes 1-2
Little, Brown, 1900 - 308 pages
Ramona, half Indian and half Scot and raised by a wealthy Mexican ranch family as a devout Catholic, marries a Catholic, full-blooded Indian. The story shows the decline of the Indian at the hands of the white man. Her husband is killed for stealing a white man's horse, and Ramona goes into a deep decline. Felipe, Ramona's foster brother, finds her and returns her to the ranch. When the white man begins to take land away from the Mexican ranchers, Felipe and Ramona return to Mexico and wed.
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Review: RamonaUser Review - Steve - Goodreads
4.7 stars. Purportedly written with the goal of bringing attention to the plight of Indians (Native Americans), this turns out to be a fine yarn. Motivated to read this by having seen the silent film ... Read full review
Review: RamonaUser Review - Becca Wollman - Goodreads
This is a sweet book I re-read every so often. My Mom introduced me to it as a young adult. It is a lovely piece about Southern California history, the Indians and the Mexicans that owned the land and ... Read full review