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  • Abbott, Lee K.
    LOVE IS THE CROOKED THING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning and highly praised writer, born and raised in New Mexico - A title in the Bright Leaf Short Fiction series, edited by Shannon Ravenel. 182 pp. Cover art reproduces the painting 'New Mexico Landscape #5' by David Mason. ISBN: 0-912697-30x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35364
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  • WOMAN WHO OWNED THE SHADOWS. by Allen, Paula Gunn.
    Allen, Paula Gunn.
    WOMAN WHO OWNED THE SHADOWS.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    San Francisco: Spinsters, Ink, (1983.). First novel by this Native American writer, poet, feminist and activist (she was raised in New Mexico and describes herself as Laguna Pueblo/Sioux/Lebanese-American). Cover praise from Linda Hogan who describes this as "one of the first novels by and about contemporary Indian women. The writing is mythical in its telling of our origins, mystical in its relation to the world layers and human consciousness that derives from those layers." 213 pp. Cover art by Carol Lee Sanchez. ISBN: 0-933216-076.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56318
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  • Anaya, Rudolfo
    ZIA SUMMER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first mystery by this Chicano writer, set in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dustjacket praise from Hillerman, Van Giesen, Sandra West Prowell among others. ISBN: 0-446-518433.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 22861
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  • BLESS ME, ULTIMA. by Anaya, Rudolfo A.
    Anaya, Rudolfo A.
    BLESS ME, ULTIMA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Berkeley, CA: Quinto Sol International, Publishers, 1972. First edition - Uncommon first printing of one of the most important works of Chicano literature, winner of the second Premio Quinto Sol literary award. Frontispiece photograph and illustrations by Dennis Martinez. 248 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ (reading crease on front cover, some light toning to the back cover, but overall a straight, clean and very attractive copy.)

    Book ID: 49744
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  • WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West. by [Anthology, signed] Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Jameson, Elizabeth and Susan Armitage, editors. Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, signed.
    WRITING THE RANGE: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. SIGNED by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore at her essay "Not in Somebody's Kitchen: African American Women Workers in Richmond California and the Impact of World War II" In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to…

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    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A ground-breaking and very interesting anthology of twenty-nine essays that (as stated on the dustjacket): 'present women of all races as actors in their own lives and in the history of the American West and locate them in a framework that connects gender, race, and class. SIGNED by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore at her essay "Not in Somebody's Kitchen: African American Women Workers in Richmond California and the Impact of World War II" In mythic sagas of the American West, the wide western range offered boundless opportunity to a limited cast of white men [but] women's voices were never heard. 'Writing the Range' allows us to hear many long-silenced women: Spanish-Mexican settlers and American Indians on New Spain's northern frontiers; Chinese, Basque, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Slavic, and Irish immigrants; film stars Dolores del Rio and Lupe Velez; Navajos and African Americans who moved to Western cities during World War II; and the activist Mothers of East Los Angeles, who organized to resist environmental dangers to their community.' Among the essays are those on Widows & Land in Colonial New Mexico by Yolanda Leyva; Captivity and Identity in New Mexico 1700-1846 by by James F. Brooks; The Women of Lincoln County 1860-1900 by Darlis Miller; Beyond the Stereotype: Chinese Pioneer Women by Annette White-Parks; Basque Women as Hard Workers by Jeronima Echeverria; Women Cross-dressing in the 19th Century West by Evelyn Schlatter, Irish Women in Anaconda, Montana by Laurie Mercer and many more. Photographs. Index and selected bibliographies -including both a general bibliography and others by ethnicity - on African American women, Asian American, etc. 656 pp. ISBN: 0-806129298.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 67097
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  • WILD PENANCE. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD PENANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 297 pp. ISBN: 9780425232323.

    Condition: Very near fine in fine dust jacket (as new but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 52866
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  • WILD PENANCE. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD PENANCE.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2010.). SIGNED - The fifth in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. SIGNED on the title page. 334 pp. ISBN: 9780425232323.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 54133
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  • WILD SORROW. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD SORROW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 293 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 9780425225837.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 57760
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (2006.). First edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 304 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63353
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2006.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425213698.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56316
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  • WILD SORROW. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD SORROW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2009.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The third in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425225837.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 50233
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  • WILD SORROW. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD SORROW.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425225837.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)

    Book ID: 50234
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  • WILD PENANCE. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD PENANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fifth in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 297 pp. ISBN: 978-0425232323.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65568
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  • WILD PENANCE. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD PENANCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second book in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. 287 pp. ISBN: 978-0425219225.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 65569
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  • WILD INDIGO. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD INDIGO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2006.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The award-winning first book in the series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico - the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425213698.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (remainder line.).

    Book ID: 50270
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  • WILD SORROW. by Ault, Sandi.
    Ault, Sandi.
    WILD SORROW.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Berkley, (2010.). SIGNED - The third in her award-winning series featuring Bureau of Land Management agent Jamaica Wild, and her wolf Mountain. Set in New Mexico, and the culture of the Pueblo Indians is an important part of each novel. SIGNED on the title page. 293 pp. ISBN: 9780425225837.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 53131
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  • THE LAND OF JOURNEYS' ENDING. by Austin, Mary.
    Austin, Mary.
    THE LAND OF JOURNEYS' ENDING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Century, (1924.). Hardcover first edition - Classic work on New Mexico by this Illinois-born author, who migrated to California where she lived first in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and later in the Carmel area (where the writers Jack London and George Sterling also lived and wrote,) and who finally moved to Santa Fe as a result of her work on this book A lovely book illustrated with full page and smaller en texte drawings and chapter headpieces by John Edwin Jackson. Quotations, glossary. ix, 459 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in yellow cloth illustrated in red and black with black lettering. Some toning to the endpaper, but otherwise an unusually clean and attractive copy, bright covers, lacking the dj. Uncommon in the first edition, especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 37305
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  • C-TRAIN AND THIRTEEN MEXICANS: Dream Boy's Story. by Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    C-TRAIN AND THIRTEEN MEXICANS: Dream Boy's Story.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Grove Press, (2002.). First edition - Poems which form a "series of episodes from the life of Dream-boy, a young man who finds himself seduced, and later enslaved, by the siren song of cocaine. . . In Thirteen Mexicans, the author writes of the Chicano community and the gulf between the American dream and American reality." Born in New Mexico, of Chicano and Apache heritage, Baca was a runaway at 13, in prison at 21, and so he writes out of deep personal knowledge. 143 pp. ISBN: 0-8021-39477.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43083
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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF A PIECE OF PAPER: Stories. by Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    Baca, Jimmy Santiago.
    THE IMPORTANCE OF A PIECE OF PAPER: Stories.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2004.). Award-winning Chicano poet's first collection of short stories. 225 pp. ISBN: 0-8021-41811.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 43084
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  • WORDS FOR MY DAUGHTER: Poems. by Balaban, John.
    Balaban, John.
    WORDS FOR MY DAUGHTER: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, (1991.). SIGNED first edition - His third collection of poetry, including several translations and many poems set in New Mexico, as well as others reflecting his experiences during the Vietnam war. SIGNED on the title page. A title in the National Poetry Series, selected by W. S. Merwin. 71 pp. ISBN: 1556590377.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57445
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  • Ballantine, Bill.
    HIGH WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and…

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    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and reporting on the West, illustrated with photographs (including one of O'Keefe) by the author. Note at the beginning of the book states that the trip was made in a 'Goldline pickup camper, Model 220, manufactured by Travel Industries, Inc, Oswego, Kansas and mounted on a Ford Motor Co. camper special.' 303 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (chipping to upper edge of dj spine, slight sunning to spine.)

    Book ID: 38961
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  • THE BONE FIRE. by Barber, Christine.
    Barber, Christine.
    THE BONE FIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second book (her first won the Tony Hillerman Prize), a mystery set in Santa Fe, New Mexico, featuring Detective Sergeant Gilbert Montoya. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-312-593503.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65407
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  • THE REPLACEMENT CHILD. by Barber, Christine.
    Barber, Christine.
    THE REPLACEMENT CHILD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a mystery set in Santa Fe, New Mexico, introducing editor Lucy Newroe and Detective Sergeant Gilbert Montoya. 271 pp. ISBN: 0-312-385544.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like fine dustjacket (embossed seal of prev owner.)

    Book ID: 65408
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  • BLIND DESCENT. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BLIND DESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - involving spelunking in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, INSCRIBED on the title page. Map endpapers. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-399-151443.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73853
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  • BLIND DESCENT. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BLIND DESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - involving spelunking in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, SIGNED on a blank preliminary page. Map endpapers. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-399-151443.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67520
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  • BLIND DESCENT. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BLIND DESCENT.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. Hardcover - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - involving spelunking in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, Map endpapers. 258 pp. ISBN: 0-399-151443.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37629
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  • BLIND DESCENT. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BLIND DESCENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1998.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - involving spelunking in New Mexico's Carlsbad Caverns, SIGNED on the title page. Map endpapers. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-399-151443.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52219
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  • A TACO TESTIMONY: Meditations on Family, Food and Culture. by Chavez, Denise.
    Chavez, Denise.
    A TACO TESTIMONY: Meditations on Family, Food and Culture.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Tucson: Rio Nuevo Publishers, (2006). First edition - Award-winning author's memories of her family and growing up in the border country of New Mexico, full of stories that revolve around cooking and eating tacos. A mixture of prose and poetry - and family recipes. 207 pp. ISBN: 978-1887896948.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 69191
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  • LOVING PEDRO INFANTE. by Chavez, Denise
    Chavez, Denise
    LOVING PEDRO INFANTE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning writer's third novel - "Teresina ("Tere") vila is a divorced, thirty-something Chicana working "in the hinterlands of life" in Cabritoville, New Mexico, a small dusty town near El Paso, Texas. The love of her life is Lucio, a smooth-talking ne'er-do-well who will never leave his wife and ties Tere's heart in knots with a string of empty promises. Her diversions are few but intense, and center around her best fri, Irma, and her membership in the Pedro Infante Fan Club #256." 325 pp. ISBN: 0-374194114.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 66382
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  • THE LAST OF THE MENU GIRLS. by Chavez, Denise.
    Chavez, Denise.
    THE LAST OF THE MENU GIRLS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Houston, TX: Arte Publico Press, 1986. First edition - Her first collection of short stories, INSCRIBED in Spanish on the title page. The title story won the Puerto del Sol fiction award in 1985. Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so with a personal inscription like this. ISBN: 0-934770-468.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers - light reading crease on front cover next to spine, crease on lower corner of cover, and small bump to upper corner.

    Book ID: 14691
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