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Publisher's Summary

In a social-reform novel decades ahead of its time, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton delivered a sharp condemnation of the United States’ marginalization of Californios in the decades following the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

The Mexican American War has ended, but in a California divided between two nations, Anglo squatters continue to antagonize citizens of Mexican descent by making claims on their land. Against this charged backdrop, the lives of the Alamar family - the rightful owners of a San Diego ranch - become politically, economically, and romantically entwined with a family of New England settlers, the Darrells.

Inspired by experiences in her own life, Ruiz de Burton insightfully captured a troubling time in American history - a period of intense corruption, greed, racism, and classism. And after more than a century, the novel’s themes resonate as strongly as the powerful love story at its heart.

Revised edition: Previously published as The Squatter and the Don, this edition of The Squatter and the Don (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Public Domain (P)2021 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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