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The Journey of the Flame: An Epic Spanish California Adventure
Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Foreword by Rebecca Solnit. On the eve of his 104th birthday, Don Juan Obrigon-tall and straight, with hair still flaming red-prepares to tell his life story to assembled relatives and guests. The story he will tell describes his travels as a boy of twelve in 1810, when he accompanied the Spanish viceroy of Baja California from the southern ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Heyday Books
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A super marvelously told tale of a journey through a magical place where I live. A venerable 104 year old man recounts his travels from the tip of the 1000 mile pennisula starting at Lands End through the length of Baja California. A journey through what are now historical Missions.