By Gary Jennings

ISBN-10: 2253178349

ISBN-13: 9782253178347

Azteca raconte los angeles légende colorée et puissante d'une civilisation qui s'épanouit pendant de longs siècles dans un isolement splendide. Ce monde éclatant, et pourtant condamné, c'est un homme, Mixtli, dit Nuage Sombre, qui le décrit, dans un récit bouleversant, mouvementé, riche de l. a. beauté et de l. a. violence qui caractérisaient le Mexique ancien.

Ce grand roman historique plein de sang, d'amour et de sexe est aussi l'aventure et le destin exceptionnel d'un homme qui assiste à los angeles disparition d'un monde fabuleux, traversé de secrets and techniques et de terreurs, et que parcourent des personnages inoubliables.

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What’s the matter? the north pass is blocked. we’re waiting for a scout to take us through the south pass. and dragged that poor boy with him. CHARLES reed HAs taken the north pass ANYWAY... I’VE GOT TO STOP THEM! i’m coming WITH YOU! NO, STAY WITH YOUR MA! Herds of wild horses lived on the prairies. 39 SARAH, WAIT! BUT I HAD TO HELP JOSHua. THE PASS WAS BLOCKED BY A LANDSLIDE... but THAT WASN’T GOINg TO STOP UNCLE CHARLES! i’ll blast MY WAY TO CALIFORNIA! 40 DID YOU KNOW? Most journeys on the California Trail took about 130 days.

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The only way to cross was on rope ferries—floating wooden platforms pulled by men with ropes. The settlers usually had to pay the men who owned the ferries to use them, although some pioneers built their own ferries. Luxuries Page 18 Independence Rock Page 23 Bone express Page 23 Scouted Page 23 Luxuries are things that are not really necessary. Many settlers dumped pieces of furniture and other items that they didn’t really need and were too heavy to carry without slowing down the wagon train.

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