The loyalties of a Mexican orphan and runaway are tested by the passions of his tempestuous employers, in a tale set against a backdrop of war-torn New Mexico at the end of its territorial period. By the Golden Spur Award-winning author of The Road to Santa Fe. Reprint.
Ignacio Ortiz is an orphan and runaway searching for his secret past and destined to find his future in the turn-of-the-century American Southwest. Ignacio will bear witness to the dawning of a new era against a backdrop of racial tension, border raids, revolutionary skirmishes, and two World Wars.