The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold

This historical drama re creates the life and adventures of Joaquin Murrieta, a Hispanic social rebel in California during the tumultuous Gold Rush.
The Robin Hood of El Dorado The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta Famous Outlaw of California s Age of Gold This historical drama re creates the life and adventures of Joaquin Murrieta a Hispanic social rebel in California during the tumultuous Gold Rush

  • Title: The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold
  • Author: Walter Noble Burns Richard Griswold del Castillo
  • ISBN: 9780826321558
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold”

    1. Have just finished reading about the life of Joaquin Murrieta who was a miner who came from Trincheras, Sonora, Mexico. During the Gold Rush in 1850 when California became a state. He had come along with his wife Rosita Feliz to find fortune, but instead he would encounter racism and discrimination from the Anglo-American miners who had claimed California for themselves following the Mexican-American War of 1846-48 In which Mexico would surrender her Northern territories such as Nuevo Mexico (Ne [...]

    2. Chronicles the adventures (legends/myths/tall tales) of Joaquin Murrieta, the notorious bandit of the California gold rush; and perhaps the real-life inspiriation behind the legend of Zorro.A vivid depiction of California in the 1840's and 50's, with portraits of other well-known characters and some not-so-well known from the days of placer mining, panning for gold, and claim-jumping.I found it especially interesting because I have cousins who live in Chinese Camp and Jamestown, near where Joaqu [...]

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