The Nine Guardians: A Novel
In the remote towns and haciendas of the high country of Chiapas, the 1910-1917 Mexican Revolution had little impact until the reforming governmetn of L©Łzaro C©Łrdenas during the 1930s began pressing for Indian rights and education. A 7-year-old girl watches as the old order -- where a few powerful land-owning families and their male heirs could dominate a region politically and even sexually -- breaks down.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - snash - LibraryThing
It was a well written book which draws the reader into a world of Patrons and Indians as the social order is collapsing. I, however, found it unpleasant and irritating to read because all actions were ... Read full review
Review: The Nine GuardiansUser Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads
I started reading this, and thought Wow, Yes: 'the wind of one of the nine guardians of your people' the Indian nanny says to the little girl. Then it starts to get dark, sinister, threatening as ... Read full review