Ramona Author:Helen Hunt Jackson Senora Moreno - a proud Mexican/American who thinks it shameful for her foster-daughter Ramona to wed an Indian but who conceals to her dying day an even greater shame. — Felipe - Senora Moreno's weak-willed son. He loves his sister dearly but cannot thwart his mother's vengeful treatment of her. — Alessandro - the noble son of an Indian chief wh... more »ose tribe has been brutally dispersed, its lands and cattle taken by white Americans acting under orders from the Government in Washington.
Ramona - the beautiful daughter of a Scotch father and an Indian mother. She loves Alessandro but must run away from home to marry him, defying both family and society.
~Ramona, a tragic epic of the white man's injustice to the Indian, is also a stirring romance of a forbidden love that transcends custom and tradition.« less