Balo's War: A Historical Novel About the Plan of San Diego by Alfredo Cardenas

By Alfredo Cardenas

This ebook makes use of a number of characters, genuine and imagined, to inform the tale of a those that went from being Spaniard to Mexican to American in a brief span of 30 years. They struggled to carry directly to their land, their language, their tradition, and their history—against insurmountable odds. now and then this fight resorted to violence. it is a historic novel depicting the “Plan of San Diego, Texas,” a kind of instances while the fight turned violent.

They lived in what can actually be referred to as "Medio México." It used to be a space that was once claimed by way of far-off capitals in México urban and Washington DC, yet governed via neither; neither knew or cared a lot approximately them. They have been stuck in among languages, cultures, felony platforms, political platforms, and financial and monetary platforms. regardless of all of it, they survived and flourished. It used to be demanding whatsoever; to outlive they'd to struggle and die for what they believed, what they owned, what they knew, what they sought after for his or her youngsters.

This e-book makes use of fictional characters to inform their tale. The characters are fictional yet they're genuine. they aren't in accordance with anybody individual yet fairly are a compilation of varied actual folks and the mind's eye of the author–formed via old wisdom and his personal reviews. Their conversations and interactions with genuine people, comparable to President Woodrow Wilson, President Venustiano Carranza, and the entire different ancient figures are imaginary yet they're according to who those old figures have been, acknowledged, and did.

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