GHOST WOMAN. by Thornton, Lawrence.

GHOST WOMAN. by Thornton, Lawrence. < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's third novel: 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. INSCRIBED on the title page to the late noted Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens. 302 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-395615925.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

Book ID: 61435
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