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  • HUNTER'S TRAP. by Smith, C.W.
    Smith, C.W.
    HUNTER'S TRAP.

    Edition: First printing.

    Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award winning author's first novel, set in the 1930s mostly in El Paso and across the border in Juarez, Mexico. A Western novel, in one sense, a story of revenge, but one which also weaves in the economic and social issues of the Great Depression, a book which transcends genre. INSCRIBED to the Oklahoma book collector, Larry Owens, on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 255 pp. ISBN: 0-875651623.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80740
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  • Smith, C.W.
    BUFFALO NICKEL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Poseidon Press, (1989.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's fourth novel: "A sprawling saga of love and money in the American West -- the story of 'the world's richest Indian.' In 1917 oil was discovered on David Copperfield's land in Oklahoma -- and overnight the Kiowa ferryman, a.k.a. Went on a Journey, became a millionaire" - a story of the conflict between the clash of Kiowa and white cultures in the early 20th century. Dust jacket art by David Montiel. 429 pp. ISBN: 0-671-624474.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38342
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  • BONELIGHT: Ruin and Grace in the New Southwest. by Sojourner, Mary.
    Sojourner, Mary.
    BONELIGHT: Ruin and Grace in the New Southwest.

    Edition: First printing.

    Reno & Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays which depict the author's Southwestern journey from "greenhorn to old-timer, from tourist to committed defender of the land and the human communities that share it. She writes of exploring the deserts, forests, canyons, mountains, and river rapids of the Southwest, and of her passionate love for this austere and ravishing landscape; of family, friends, and lovers, a woman's wary passage into middle age, the discovery of peace and balance in the execution of mundane chores and in the close observation of natural surroundings; of the ways that development is destroying the Southwest's fragile beauty, and of the greed and spiritual emptiness…

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    Reno & Las Vegas: University of Nevada Press, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays which depict the author's Southwestern journey from "greenhorn to old-timer, from tourist to committed defender of the land and the human communities that share it. She writes of exploring the deserts, forests, canyons, mountains, and river rapids of the Southwest, and of her passionate love for this austere and ravishing landscape; of family, friends, and lovers, a woman's wary passage into middle age, the discovery of peace and balance in the execution of mundane chores and in the close observation of natural surroundings; of the ways that development is destroying the Southwest's fragile beauty, and of the greed and spiritual emptiness that motivate much of this development." A title in the Environmental Arts and Humanities Series. 168 pp. ISBN: 0-874175100.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72460
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  • WILDFIRE. by Stern, Richard Martin.
    Stern, Richard Martin.
    WILDFIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Norton, (1986). Hardcover first edition - A disaster novel by the author of The Tower" (filmed as "The Towering Inferno") centering on the Blackslope fire, a "catastrophic forest fire in New Mexico's Samrio National Forest, where a prolonged drought, the homes that fringe the forest, campers, and two escaped convicts are the ingredients for disaster." 342 pp. ISBN: 0-393022587.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (tape remnants on dj flaps)

    Book ID: 79513
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  • SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST: the Mexican-American and His Heritage. by Tebbel, John and Ram0n Eduardo Ruiz.
    Tebbel, John and Ram0n Eduardo Ruiz.
    SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST: the Mexican-American and His Heritage.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Garden City, NY: Zenith Books / Doubleday, (1969). The aim of Zenith Books is to publish books on minority groups on the US, written by leading historians and established authors for young people. Illustrated by Earl Thollander. Index. 122 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70510
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  • CROSSWINDS. by Thomas, Michael A.
    Thomas, Michael A.
    CROSSWINDS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Albuquerque: Amador Publishers. (1987). First edition - Novel set in the modern Southwest, in New Mexico. "As the last vestiges of rural, western values collapse, Rodney Gardner's struggles to be a sane, sober, hardworking citizen only draw him deeper into trouble". Pictorial wrappers, 169 pp. Cover design by Minda Stillings. ISBN: 0-938513028.

    Condition: Near fine (sticker inside front cover, promotional sheet taped inside rear cover).

    Book ID: 72196
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  • FAITH AND FAT CHANCES. by Trujillo, Carla.
    Trujillo, Carla.
    FAITH AND FAT CHANCES.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press/Curbstone Books, (2015). SIGNED first edition - Finalist for the 2012 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, this novel is set in Dogtown, a dilapidated neighborhood on the outskirts of Santa Fe, a community of working people struggling to make a living on meager means, one which is far apart from the tourists, artists, and upscale eateries just a stones throw away. This close-knit neighborhood thrives in its own way, until an entrepreneur arrives with a plan to cast out its occupants and construct a winery in its place, and the citizens of Dogtown revolt. SIGNED on the title page. 288 pp. ISBN: 978-0810131644.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 75664
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  • WALKING THE TWILIGHT II: Women Writers of the Southwest. by Wilder, Kathryn, editor.
    Wilder, Kathryn, editor.
    WALKING THE TWILIGHT II: Women Writers of the Southwest.

    Edition: First printing, a large square trade paperback.

    Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Publishing, (1996.). First edition - Contributions from 25 women, edited and with an introduction by Wilder. Among the authors are Paula Gunn Allen, Denise Chavez, Pam Houston, Demetria Martinez, Mary Sojourner, Yoshiko Uchida, Terry Tempest Williams, Melissa Pritchard and seventeen others. A brief biographical note precedes each piece. x, 245 pp. ISBN: 0-87358-6484.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 56436
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  • Wyatt, Wyatt Lawrence.
    DEEP IN THE HEART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1980. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second novel, a story of love and murder in East Texas.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (some shelfwear to bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 13677
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