December 1, 2023
I finished the Larry McMurtry biography this morning, so the man and the myths he played with are on my mind.
Over the years I have created a whole slew of characters that never quite made it into print. This is one of them.
The Questionable Legend of La Gata!
South of Bacanora, Sonora, a young campesina struck terror into the hearts of rico hacendados and gringo mining engineers all over El Norte. Her real name has been lost to history but she was known far and wide as La Gata!
Daily Whip Out: "The Legend of La Gata!"