The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos

The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos

by Peggy Pond Church
     
 

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This is the story of Edith Warner, who lived for more than twenty years as a neighbor to the Indians of San Ildefonso Pueblo, near Los Alamos, New Mexico. She was a remarkable woman, a friend to everyone who knew her, from her Indian companion Tilano, who was an elder of San Ildefonso, to Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and the other atomic scientists who worked at

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This is the story of Edith Warner, who lived for more than twenty years as a neighbor to the Indians of San Ildefonso Pueblo, near Los Alamos, New Mexico. She was a remarkable woman, a friend to everyone who knew her, from her Indian companion Tilano, who was an elder of San Ildefonso, to Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and the other atomic scientists who worked at Los Alamos during World War II.

"A finely told tale of a strange land and of a rare character who united with it and, without seeming to do anything to that end, exerted an unusual influence upon all other lovers of that soil with whom she came in contact. The quality of the country, of the many kinds of people, and of the central character come through excellently." --Oliver La Farge

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826302816
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
05/28/1973
Series:
Zia Books Series
Pages:
159
Sales rank:
470,992
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.47(d)
Lexile:
1150L (what's this?)

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