Rain of Gold - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Victor Villaseñor
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Chapter 14 Summary

Several years have passed, and Juan has been convicted of stealing, but with a payment of five hundred dollars to his aging mother, Juan admits to a killing he did not commit and goes to prison in Arizona. Finally escaping, he finds himself in Montana as a professional gambler at a whorehouse. This is where he is when he receives word that his mother is very ill in California.

Juan immediately leaves Montana and takes a train to Los Angeles, now somewhat of a wealthy, sophisticated gentleman. Taking a cab to his sister, Luisa's, house in the barrio, he sees how the houses are small, the streets are dirty, animals roam loose in the streets, and everything is different from the white section of town.

When he finds the house it is extremely run down. His mother lives in what was the goat shed, and has withered...

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