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  • BORDERLINE. by Barr, Nevada.
    Barr, Nevada.
    BORDERLINE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring park ranger Anna Pigeon - set in Big Bend Mountain National Park in Texas. SIGNED on the title page. 399 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 9780399155697.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58327
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  • ONE BLOODY SHIRT AT A TIME: A Deputy Ricos Tale. by Garcia, Elizabeth A.
    Garcia, Elizabeth A.
    ONE BLOODY SHIRT AT A TIME: A Deputy Ricos Tale.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    By the author, (2012). First edition - The first novel featuring deputy Margarita Ricos - she is "not just any deputy. Shes smart. Shes courageous. Shes a twenty-five-year-old Chicana with attitude who grew up on the edge of the United States in Terlingua, Texas. There, the peoples and cultures of two countries are blended, more than separated, by the once-fierce Rio Grande. Terlingua is an unincorporated settlement built around a mercury mining ghost town of the same name." 269 pp. ISBN: 978-1470192846.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (a bit of curling to the covers).

    Book ID: 78048
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  • THE FAR EMPTY. by Scott, J. Todd.
    Scott, J. Todd.
    THE FAR EMPTY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2016) dj. Hardcover first edition - The highly praised first novel by this author, a longtime federal agent, who knows the area well. Set in the Texas borderlands of Big Bend and in the town of Murfee, this is the story of "seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross who is adrift in the wake of the sudden disappearance of his mother more than a year ago. . . Chris Cherry is a newly minted sheriffs deputy, a high school football hero who has reluctantly returned to his hometown. When skeletal remains are discovered in the surrounding badlands, the two are inexorably drawn together as their efforts to uncover Murfees darkest secrets lead them to the same terrifying suspect." 430 pp. ISBN: 978-0399176340.

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

    Book ID: 78853
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  • NATURE'S PHARMACY AND THE CURANDEROS AND THE BORDER TRADING POSTS, Vol. XLI, No. 3, Sul Ross State College Bulletin; Number Eighteen, West Texas Historical and Scientific Society. by Smithers, W. D.; Foreword by Dudley R. Dobie.
    Smithers, W. D.; Foreword by Dudley R. Dobie.
    NATURE'S PHARMACY AND THE CURANDEROS AND THE BORDER TRADING POSTS, Vol. XLI, No. 3, Sul Ross State College Bulletin; Number Eighteen, West Texas Historical and Scientific Society.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers.

    Alpine, Texas: Sul Ross State College, 1961. First edition - Accounts of the Curanderos (the healers) of the Texas and Mexico borderlands and the border trading posts on both sides of the Rio Grande, and of the plants they used. Foreword by Dudley R. Dobie Map, illustrated with photographs. 61 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed wrappers.

    Book ID: 81872
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