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River of Traps

A Village Life
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Univ of New Mexico Pr
Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Colo. and N.M.), United States - State & Local, Romero, Jacobo, New Mexico - Local History, Sociology, Biography/Autobiography, Social life and customs, Sangre de Cristo Mountains (Co, Anthropology - Cultural, Harris, Alex, Biography, DeBuys, Willia
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Open LibraryOL8166747M
ISBN 100826311822
ISBN 139780826311825
OCLC/WorldCa20670922

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William deBuys is a writer and conservationist based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the author of The Walk and River of Traps, coauthored with Alex Harris, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and a New York Times Notable Book of the ’s other books are Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California, which received a Western States Book /5(21).

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His memories and wisdom, shared without sentimentality. River of Traps combines words and photographs to tell the story of Jacobo Romero, an oldtime northern New Mexico villager who befriends the authors and initiates them into knowledge of land, water, and a way of life long rooted in the mountain valley that became their common home.

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He is the author of The Walk and River of Traps, coauthored with Alex Harris, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and a New York Times Notable Book of the ’s other books are Salt Dreams: Land and Water in Low-Down California, which received a Western States Book Brand: Trinity University Press.

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A remarkable look at modern life in the mountains, River of Traps also magically evokes the now-vanished world in which Romero tended flocks on frontier ranges and absorbed the values of a society untouched by cash or Anglo America.

His memories and wisdom, shared without sentimentality, permeate this absorbing story of three men and the place.

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University of New Mexico Press. deBuys, William. River of Traps: A Village Life. Harris, Alex. NP: University of New Mexico Press, pp.

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