GHOST WOMAN. by Thornton, Lawrence.


Edition: First printing.

New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Santa Barbara, California, in the 1800's, in the days of the missions, this is a novel of the tragic results of the conflict of culture, race, sex and religion - Based on an actual historical event, this tells the story of Sage, a Chumash Indian woman, and her tragic encounter with white civilization - after the enslavement and death of her entire village, she is captured, renamed Solidad, and given to a family by a mission priest who is determined that she will become a Christian. 302 pp. ISBN: 0-395615925.

Condition: INSCRIBED on the half title page: "for Jim with best wishes." Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 32958
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