Ramona

Ramona

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Book - 2002
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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...
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, c2002, c1884.
ISBN: 9780451528421
0451528425
Branch Call Number: FICTION Jackson Helen
Characteristics: xviii, 376 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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Aug 27, 2015

So quiet, so reserved, so gentle an exterior never was known to veil such an imperious and passionate nature, brimful of storm...

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Rainman
Aug 27, 2015

In what calendar are kept the records of those next times which never come?

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Rainman
Aug 27, 2015

…the sagacious creature seemed instinctively to know that here was an occasion for secrecy and caution. If Alessandro whispered, he, Baba, would whisper back;

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Aug 24, 2015

The back cover touts this as "The Great American Love Story!" But the reality is that this book demonizes America's early government and the settlers of the American West. But overall it is a love story, and more so it is an inspiring tale of a woman prevailing in the face of increasingly daunting adversities.

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