The Moor's Account Setting

Laila Lalami
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La Florida

La Florida is where the book starts off. The expedition initially arrives here to settle the land. They find gold in an abandoned village which sets them off to find more wealth.

Río Oscuro

The Río Oscuro is named by the expedition on their way to Apalache. They encounter and subsequently murder a group of Indians at the river.

Santa María

Santa María is another Indian village that the expedition finds on their way to Apalache and subsequently rename.

Apalache

Apalache is the village that the expedition is trying to find because they believe it to be filled with gold. When they arrive, they only find a small village that has nothing of value outside of basic provisions. The governor sets up a base of operations at the village until he ends up fighting a group of Indians that eventually force them to...

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