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Ramona

Helen Hunt Jackson

Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play annually since 1923. The impact the novel had on the culture and image of Southern California was enormous. Its romanticization of Mexican colonial life gave the region a unique cultural identity and its publication coincided with the arrival of railroad lines to the region, bringing in countless tourists who wanted to see the locations in the novel. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play annually since 1923. The impact the novel had on the culture and image of Southern California was enormous. Its romanticization of Mexican colonial life gave the region a unique cultural identity and its publication coincided with the arrival of railroad lines to the region, bringing in countless tourists who wanted to see the locations in the novel. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Ramona, a novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson (1884), is the story of a part-Scottish and part-Native American orphan girl growing up and getting married in Southern California, suffering racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. Overall, it has had more than 300 printings, been made into four film versions, and has been performed as an outdoor play annually since 1923. The impact the novel had on the culture and image of Southern California was enormous. Its romanticization of Mexican colonial life gave the region a unique cultural identity and its publication coincided with the arrival of railroad lines to the region, bringing in countless tourists who wanted to see the locations in the novel. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

15h 49m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

26:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

28:24


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

26:04


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

32:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

29:47


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

32:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

36:57


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:58


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

34:09


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

30:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:37


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

21:19


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

27:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

25:27


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

29:40


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

43:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

28:31


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

43:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

42:21


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

35:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

18:06


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

35:53


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

24:54


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

25:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

21:29


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

20:52


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

29:05


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

21:12


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

21:27


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

31:45


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

25:42