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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Benedict8 - LibraryThing
The white author was trying to do for the American Indian what Uncle Tom did for Black folk in the South. The story is an important read that the effort fell short of the Uncle Tom success. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - TheLostEntwife - LibraryThing
Sometimes I wonder if there's a point to reviewing older novels. I mean - there's obviously a point to reading them, and Ramona presents a good case for that. But after reading a book like this it's ... Read full review