Casa Grande: A California Pastoral (Classic Reprint)

Casa Grande: A California Pastoral (Classic Reprint)

by Charles Duff Stuart
     
 

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A fitful blaze from glowing logs moved shadows in the spacious living-room of the old house. Through the drowsy night-gloom lime-washed adobe walls showed clean and distant, their massiveness draped by vaqueros' trappings, with here and there quaint relics of former soldier occupants.

Casa Grande, sturdy and

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Excerpt from Casa Grande: A California Pastoral

A fitful blaze from glowing logs moved shadows in the spacious living-room of the old house. Through the drowsy night-gloom lime-washed adobe walls showed clean and distant, their massiveness draped by vaqueros' trappings, with here and there quaint relics of former soldier occupants.

Casa Grande, sturdy and red-tiled, had been a fort when Rancho Aguas Frias, in Sonoma County, was the northernmost Mexican outpost of California. Now, some ten years later, it was the dwelling of John Miller, who had converted the abandoned outpost into a prosperous cattle range.

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ISBN-13:
9781331727811
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/18/2015
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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