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Cactus Thorn

A Novella (Western Literature)

by Mary Austin

  • 257 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381674M
    ISBN 100874172535
    ISBN 109780874172539

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Horn Book 01/01/05 Description During the Mexican Revolution, when a troop of hungry soldiers comes to a town where all the food has been hidden, they charm the townspeople into helping make a soup from water and a cactus thorn.

Cactus Thorn by Mary Austin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(97). Soldiers march into a small Mexican town.

The mayor tells them there's no food, hoping they'll go away. The soldiers have a secret to share—how to. He then asks for a cactus thorn to make cactus soup. The townspeople are a bit more than willing to add to the soup by the charm of the stranger.

Things gathered from those hiding places included chiles, salt, onions, garlic, beans, carrots, tomatoes, & stewing hens. His wit and the curiousness ofFile Size: KB. Cactus Soup is an oustanding childrens book.

When I first read the book, I could picture the story in my head. The story is suposed to take place during the times of Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata, as the people of Mexico tried to take back control from the wealthy. Cactus Soup is a perfect example of the struggles during those times/5.

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