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    • Ramona

    • The Heart and Conscience of Early California
    • By: Helent Hunt Jackson
    • Narrated by: Boots Martin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Termed the Uncle Tom's Cabin of the southwestern Indians and the first protest novel of California, Ramona is the story of 3 cultures - Indian, Mexican, and Anglo - locked in combat. The upheaval and injustice are humanized through the romance of a beautiful half-Indian orphan who grow up as the ward of Señora Moreno in privileged surroundings, then falls in love with an Indian and joins him in a life of poverty and tragedy. The Ramona Pageant in Hemet, California, based on this romance, has played each year since 1923, reenacting the transition period between Mexican traditions and the new U.S. and state governments.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not The Full Book

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $12.57