Dreams of the Centaur Dreams of the Centaur brings to light for the first time in fiction the tragic enslavement of the Yaqui Indians by Porfirio Diaz s regime at the turn of the last century Through the lives of the Ducal

  • Title: Dreams of the Centaur
  • Author: Montserrat Fontes
  • ISBN: 9780393316056
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dreams of the Centaur brings to light for the first time in fiction the tragic enslavement of the Yaqui Indians by Porfirio Diaz s regime at the turn of the last century Through the lives of the Ducals a Mexican family who has created a ranch out of the desert this Western saga brimming with the heart and soul of Mexico is an extraordinarily rich novel West Dreams of the Centaur brings to light for the first time in fiction the tragic enslavement of the Yaqui Indians by Porfirio Diaz s regime at the turn of the last century Through the lives of the Ducals a Mexican family who has created a ranch out of the desert this Western saga brimming with the heart and soul of Mexico is an extraordinarily rich novel West Coast Review of Books.

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    1. This book was a beautiful, often heartbreaking and astounding journey through a place and time--Sonora, Mexico in the late 1800s. It's raw and tough and quiet and haunting. I learned a lot of incredible history, and I have mental images I don't think I'll ever shake. It's easy reading in the sense that the language and characters keep you interested and flowing through the story, but subject-matter-wise it's definitely no walk in the park. Still, utterly worth it. I came across it by chance, and [...]

    2. DREAMS OF THE CENTAUR takes place at the turn of the 20th century, when Mexican President Porfirio Díaz was responsible for the deportation, enslavement, and slaughter of thousands of Yaquis Indians. Similar to Isabel Allende's THE HOUSE OF SPIRTIS, the epic family story is integrated with the history and politics of the times. In this novel, the events of the Durcal family is told through the voices of Felipa and her oldest son Alejo Durcal.Long ago, wealthy hacendados had claimed the best lan [...]

    3. "Eye-Opening" looking back on Northern Mexico, just 100 years ago making slaves of the Yaqui, (Apache cousins) and shipping them to the jungle plantations of Southern Mexico. From one of the most respected librarians review magazinesKIRKUS REVIEW� Fontes returns to the Durcal family, introduced in her 1990 debut, First Confession. This prequel to the earlier work, which was set in the 1940s, takes place in the northern Mexico state of Sonora from the mid-1880s to the turn of the century, tra [...]

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