The Life and Adventures of Joaqu n Murieta

This edition features excerpts from popular rewritings of the novel, including Johnston McCulley's first novel about Zorro, The Curse of Capistrano (also known as The Mark of Zorro).

The Life and Adventures of Joaqu  n Murieta

The Life and Adventures of Joaqu n Murieta

The first novel to feature a Mexican American hero: an adventure tale about Mexicans rising up against U.S. rule in California, based on the real-life bandit who inspired the creation of Zorro, the Lone Ranger, and Batman With a new foreword by Diana Gabaldon, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander series An action-packed blend of folk tale, romance, epic, and myth, The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta tells the story of the Gold Rush-era Mexican immigrant Joaquín Murieta, whose efforts to find fortune and happiness are thwarted by white settlers who murder his family and drive him off his land. In retaliation, Murieta organizes a band of more than 2,000 outlaws--including the sadistic "Three-Fingered Jack"--who take revenge by murdering, stealing horses, and robbing miners, all with the ultimate goal of reconquering California. The first novel written by a Native American and the first novel published in California, The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta speaks to the ways in which ethical questions of national security and racialized police violence have long been a part of U.S. history. This edition features excerpts from popular rewritings of the novel, including Johnston McCulley's first novel about Zorro, The Curse of Capistrano (also known as The Mark of Zorro).

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The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: John Rollin Ridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-10 - Publisher: Penguin

The first novel to feature a Mexican American hero: an adventure tale about Mexicans rising up against U.S. rule in California, based on the real-life bandit who inspired the creation of Zorro, the Lone Ranger, and Batman With a new foreword by Diana Gabaldon, the #1 New York Times bestselling
Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: John Rollin Ridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06 - Publisher:

The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta (1854) is a novel by John Rollin Ridge. Published under his birth name Yellow Bird, from Cheesquatalawny in Cherokee, The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta was the first novel from a Native American author. Despite its popular success worldwide--the novel was translated
The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta
Language: en
Pages: 88
Authors: John Rollin Ridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-21 - Publisher: Digireads.com

First published in 1854, "The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta" is the thrilling Gold Rush tale of a wild outlaw by Cherokee author John Rollin Ridge. Originally written under his Cherokee name Yellow Bird, Ridge's embellished story of real-life Mexican bandit Joaquín Murieta was instantly popular and soon translated
The Life and Adventures of Joaquin Murieta
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: John Rollin Ridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

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The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta: The Celebrated California Bandit
Language: en
Pages: 98
Authors: John Rollin Ridge
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1874 - Publisher: Lulu.com

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