Fiction

Tinisima

By Elena Poniatowska
Translated by Katherine Silver

This fictionalized account of the life of Tina Modotti is a fascinating story of the complex woman caught up in the social and political turbulence of the pre-World War II era.

Subjects: FictionWomen

The Girl

Second revised edition
By Meridel Le Sueur

The Girl explores the fate of a farm girl who moves to the "dark city" of St. Paul, Minnesota, where she struggles to survive the death of her lover, killed in a bank robbery, and to give birth to her daughter, her hope for a new generation.

Subjects: FictionWomen

Alburquerque

A Novel
By Rudolfo Anaya

"Alburquerque is a rich and tempestuous book, full of love and compassion, the complex and exciting skullduggery of politics, and the age-old quest for roots, identity, family."--John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War

Subjects: Fiction

West Bound

Stories of Providence
By Robert Gish

A series of related stories about the westward migration of one American family and the shifting fortunes of their lives and others in later years.

Subjects: FictionFolklore

The Sorrow of Archaeology

A Novel
By Russell Martin

Employing archaeology as both subject and metaphor, this is a provocative and always lyrical book whose characters grapple with the deepest human questions.

Lilus Kikus and Other Stories by Elena Poniatowska

By Elena Poniatowska
Translated by Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez

The first English edition of the work of one of Mexico's most admired women writers.

Faraway Blue

By Max Evans

Faraway Blue is based on the real-life exploits of Sergeant Moses Williams, former slave, Civil War veteran, and Buffalo Soldier.

Subjects: Fiction

Coal Camp Justice

Two Wrongs Make a Right
By Ricardo García

Garcia's novel focuses on life and death in the coal mines and camps of 1930s northern New Mexico.

Horse of Seven Moons

By Karen Taschek

The story of a sixteen-year-old Apache boy, a fourteen-year-old Anglo girl, and the horse they share, unbeknownst to each other.

Return to Abo

By Sharon Niederman

Niederman's first novel finds a cosmopolitan woman returning to her small ranching community roots and struggling with memories.

Subjects: FictionSouthwest

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