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Novel by Helen Hunt Jackson, published in 1884.

A romantic story set in mid-19th-century California, it tells of the love between Ramona Ortegna, a half-Indian and half-Scotch girl adopted by a haughty Spanish landowner, and Alessandro, a full-blooded Indian, and how they, and Mexicans in general, are harried by the avaricious hordes of Americans who have conquered the region.

Subjects: Literature.

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Helen Hunt Jackson (1830—1885)

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