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Daughter of Fortune Chapter Summary & Analysis - El Dorado Summary

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El Dorado Summary

Eliza is on her own, riding the gold rush territory from north to south, looking for Joaquin. She is still dressed in men's clothing and has adopted the persona of Elias Andieta, who is looking for his brother. She hopes that word will spread to Joaquin, somehow, and he will connect the name Elias with her own name.

Eliza gains a reputation as a beardless, sissy kind of a boy who reads the Bible way too much. She writes letters to Tao Chi'en about her love of the beautiful country she has seen and especially her love of her newfound freedom. She has seen a completely different dimension to life and understands now what Joaquin meant when he spoke of worker's rights and a Utopian society.

Too small to earn a living at the gold digs, Eliza begins to write letters for illiterate miners, who...

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