By Manuel Ramos
Both heroic and tragic, this novel captures the spirit, strength, and mind's eye of the Sixties' Chicano movement—a substantial and severe fight throughout a vast spectrum of political and cultural issues—through the passionate tale of the King of the Chicanos, Ramón Hidalgo. From his very humble beginnings throughout the tumultuous many years of being a migrant farm employee, door-to-door salesman, legal inmate, political hack, and radical activist, the radical relates Hidalgo’s own disasters and self-destructive character amid the political turmoil of the days. With a steady attractiveness of his future as a pacesetter and hero of the folk, this impassioned novel relates the maturation of 1 guy whereas encapsulating the fever of the Chicano movement.
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