ZAPATA THE UNCONQUERABLE by Edg Pinchon

ZAPATA THE UNCONQUERABLE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Inescapably colorful and exciting reading, this ""hero"" tome, of a local Maxican revolutionary who rose to national importance and has rapidly become a legendary hero. Indian extraction, Zapata defied Diaz, joined successive bandit leaders, (Madero, then Vills), controlled the south of Mexico and was the adored champion of the Indians. This account of his career, while correct historically and factually, is a romantic interpretation of the subject, overlooking the fact that his ""reforms"" were not backed by intelligent understandings of the problems his country faced. Nonetheless a better book than Dunn's The Crimson Jester.

Pub Date: April 4th, 1941
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran