THE DREAM ENDS IN FURY by Samuel Anthony Peeples

THE DREAM ENDS IN FURY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A red and hot blooded fictionalization of the little known, legendary Joaquin Murrieta, this matches the violence of the times- the California gold grab. Resentful of the white man's injustices towards the ""greaser"", Murrieta's hatred knows no limits when his brother is hanged, his young wife raped and murdered by a group of miners. Unwilling to wait for ""gringo justice"", Murrieta dedicates himself to vengeance, kills all who had harmed his Rosita, continues his lawless, ruthless raids and killings as he heads an army of Mexican bandits, takes up with the she-devil, Antonia, and the dream of revenge ""ends in fury"" ... A spirited portrayal, which holds an appeal as well for the western market.

Pub Date: July 27th, 1949
Publisher: Harper