Alvarez, a Spanish Colonial Family

From the author of "The Young Cadet," now comes a story of Spanish colonial Florida, a tale of cross and sword. Meet the Alvarez family, a Spanish family struggling to build a good life at Mission San Luis in western Florida, in the year 1703. Follow the adventures of twelve year old Juan Alvarez as he grows up on the frontier of La Florida. See how befriending the Apalachee chief's son changes his life. Learn about customs of the Apalachee Indians, and of life in an early 18th Century Spanish mission. For anyone interested in Florida's colonial history, this is a must read.

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