Book by Ramos, Agustin
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This historical novel follows the fortunes of 18th-century Spanish visitor Gen. Jos? de G lvez, sent by the King of Spain to expel the Jesuit missionaries from Mexico and reestablish Spanish control over the Indians and criollos (people of Spanish descent born in Mexico). G lvez's story is intertwined with that of indigenous Seri chief Tiemblalatierra ("the earth trembles"), who unified several indigenous groups in a guerrilla war against the Spanish, leading to the defeat of Spanish forces in Sonora in 1769. G lvez's descent into insanity parallels the Spanish government's lack of touch with the reality of Mexico; the Spaniards' defeat is caused by their utter failure to adapt to the harsh environment. Though the style is at times difficult to follow, owing to frequent changes in verb tense and point of view, Ramos's first novel builds in intensity to the end. Recommended for public and academic libraries and for large bookstores; this will be of special interest to Mexican and Mexican American readers. Lisa M. Reynolds, Bloomington, IN
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