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By Alfredo Cardenas

This publication makes use of numerous characters, genuine and imagined, to inform the tale of a those who went from being Spaniard to Mexican to American in a quick span of 30 years. They struggled to carry directly to their land, their language, their tradition, and their history—against insurmountable odds. now and then this fight resorted to violence. this can be a historic novel depicting the “Plan of San Diego, Texas,” a kind of instances whilst the fight grew to become violent.

They lived in what can really be known as "Medio México." It was once a space that was once claimed by way of far away capitals in México urban and Washington DC, yet governed via neither; neither knew or cared a lot approximately them. They have been stuck in among languages, cultures, felony platforms, political platforms, and financial and fiscal structures. regardless of all of it, they survived and flourished. It used to be difficult whatsoever; to outlive they'd to struggle and die for what they believed, what they owned, what they knew, what they sought after for his or her youngsters.

This ebook makes use of fictional characters to inform their tale. The characters are fictional yet they're actual. they aren't in accordance with anyone individual yet quite are a compilation of varied actual individuals and the mind's eye of the author–formed by means of old wisdom and his personal reviews. Their conversations and interactions with actual individuals, resembling President Woodrow Wilson, President Venustiano Carranza, and the entire different old figures are imaginary yet they're in keeping with who those ancient figures have been, acknowledged, and did.

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