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Season of Terror BOOKS Season Of Terror Author Charles F Price Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Season Of Terror Is The First Book Length Treatment Of The Little Known True Story Of The Espinosas Serial Murderers With A Mission To Kill Every Anglo In Civil War Era Colorado Territory And The Men Who Brought Them Down.For Eight Months During The Spring And Fall Of 1863, Brothers Felipe Nerio And Jos Vivi N Espinosa And Their Young Nephew, Jos Vincente, New Mexico Born Hispanos, Killed And Mutilated An Estimated Thirty Two Victims Before Their Rampage Came To A Bloody End Their Motives Were Obscure, Although They Were Members Of The Penitentes, A Lay Catholic Brotherhood Devoted To Self Torture In Emulation Of The Sufferings Of Christ, And Some Suppose They Believed Themselves Inspired By The Virgin Mary To Commit Their Slaughters.Until Now, The Story Of Their Rampage Has Been Recounted As Lurid Melodrama Or Ignored By Academic Historians Featuring A Fascinating Array Of Frontier Characters, Season Of Terror Exposes This Neglected Truth About Colorado S Past And Examines The Ethnic, Religious, Political, Military, And Moral Complexity Of The Controversy That Began As A Regional Incident But Eventually Demanded The Attention Of President Lincoln.

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10 thoughts on “Season of Terror

  1. says:

    I came across this book while doing a book appearance of my own at a local indie bookstore, and it kept my attention long enough for me to buy it It s not the sort of semi academic book I d normally buy for casual reading, but I have a future writing project in mind set in that time and territory, so I thought it d be edifying It is More so than I had expected.The story Three Hispano relatives, brothers Felipe and Vivian Espinosa, and a younger nephew, Jose, took it upon themselves to randomly assault whites in the newly formed Colorado territory, and in the process killed, by their accounting, some thirty whites The reason for the assaults The Espinosas were angered at the suddenly imposed white rule, the heavy handed treatment of Hispanos at the hands of whites, and so they set out to do all they could to run the whites out of south central Colorado The end result of their efforts was akin to modern terrorism news of the killings quickly spread and was magnified by newspapers, setting the white settlers on edge On edge enough for them to haul in some hapless white rustler and hang him for the shootings But soon the killers are identified, and the U.S Army joins the hunt, eventually resulting in the grisly deaths of all three Espinosas.Author Price spins this true story in scattershot form, allowing us to experience the initial frustrations as the killings mount, the early, fumbling attempts to find the kille...

  2. says:

    As a descendent of Tom Tobin, I was particularly interested in learning about the Espinosa s I heard the stories my grandfather told us about Tom Tobin killing them, but not much about their crimes The author does his best to identify their motives But he sometimes goes off track For example, he spends many paragraphs talking about whether the Espinosa s went this way or that way It slowed the story down It is an interesting story in the history of Colorado and New Mexico that few know about Th...

  3. says:

    I saw a review for this in the Denver Post and was immediately excited about the content lawless outlaws, murder, etc The book was very difficult to get through and not nearly as exciting as I was hoping until the very end when Tom Tobin comes into the picture I understand that a lot of this time period was not well documented, but trying to read different theories about what might have happened got old I give the author credit for trying to tie everything together and for...

  4. says:

    This book loses itself in its research and poor editing The book jumps around in time and spends too much time on minor characters The Espinoza clan seem like an afterthought.

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