Michael Wallis is the bestselling author of Route 66, Billy the Kid, Pretty Boy, and David Crockett. He hosts the PBS series American Roads. He plays The Sheriff in the animated Pixar feature Cars. He lives with his wife in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
En Divina Luz: The Penitente Moradas of New Mexicoby Michael Wallis, Craig Varjabedian (Photographer)
The Penitente Brotherhood, formally known as La Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, is a lay Catholic organization unique to New Mexico and southern Colorado. This book documents moradas, the buildings in which the Brothers meet and pray, and offers an intimate and respectful account of their religious observances.
- University of New Mexico Press
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- 1 ED
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- 10.39(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.70(d)
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I found this book purely by chance, and fell in love with it. Varjabedian's photographs are simply beautiful, and truly capture the spirit and 'solemn solitude' of New Mexico. A must for any landscape photography fan, admirer of the Southwest, or person with an interest in religious cultures.