Dew on the Thorn

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by Jovita González
Edited by José Limón

ISBN: 978-1-55885-175-7
Publication Date: 1997
Bind: Trade Paperback
Pages:184

González, a former president of Texas Folklore Society, provides us with a richly detailed portrait of South Texas, focusing on the cultural traditions of Texas Mexicans at a time when the divisions of class and race were pressing on the established way of life.

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Dew on the Thorn seeks to recreate the life of Texas Mexicans as Anglo culture gradually encroached upon them. González, a former president of the Texas Folklore Society, provides us with a richly detailed portrait of the ranch life of the Olivares clan of South Texas, focusing on the cultural traditions of Texas Mexicans at a time when the divisions of class and race were pressing on the established way of life.