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Rain of Gold Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 3, The Crying Tree Summary

Victor Villaseñor
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Section 3, The Crying Tree Summary

The year is now 1872. A man named Leonides Camargo is a soldier who is fighting the Yakuis Indians. One day during a raid, a little girl runs out of a house that had been ravaged and set on fire by the soldiers. She runs towards Leonides, and, for some reason, he shoots the soldier next to him who is about to kill the little girl. He rescues her, and deserts the other soldiers.

On arriving home with the little girl, he and his wife decide they must leave at once as Leonides is now a wanted man.

They name the little girl Guadalupe, and, at fifteen she marries and has two children. However, her husband leaves her, and she has nowhere to go. She gets work at a rich family's house, and soon befriends a carpenter named Don Victor they have...

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