The Pride of Palomar

The Pride of Palomar

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This book is a facsimile reprint and may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. 1921. Illustrated by H.R. Ballinger and Dean Cornwell. The book begins: For the first time in sixty years, Pablo Artelan, the majordomo of the Rancho Palomar, was troubled of soul at the approach of winter. Old Don Miguel Farrel had observed signs of mental travail in Pablo for a month past, and was at a loss to account for them. He knew Pablo possessed one extra pair of overalls, brand-new, two pairs of boots which young Don Miguel had bequeathed him when the Great White Father at Washington had summoned the boy to the war in April of 1917, three chambray shirts in an excellent state of repair, half of a fat steer jerked, a full bay of Bayo beans, and a string of red chilli-peppers pendant from the rafters of an adobe shack which Pablo and his wife, Carolina, occupied rent free. Certainly (thought old Don Miguel) life could hold no problems for one of Pablo's race thus pleasantly situated. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25mm | 730g
  • Whitefish MT, United States
  • English
  • 1163337420
  • 9781163337424