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New Mexico, Rio Grande, and Other Essays

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Renowned author Tony Hillerman's original essays written for "New Mexico" and "Rio Grande, " plus two new essays, are complemented by the extraordinary images of Muench and Reynolds.

As a result of the numerous requests by consumers and booksellers to reprint the original New Mexico book (1974) by Hillerman and Muench, Graphic Arts Center Publishing has combined the text from that book and a lesser known but equally compelling book, Rio Grande (1975), written by ...

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Overview

Renowned author Tony Hillerman's original essays written for "New Mexico" and "Rio Grande, " plus two new essays, are complemented by the extraordinary images of Muench and Reynolds.

As a result of the numerous requests by consumers and booksellers to reprint the original New Mexico book (1974) by Hillerman and Muench, Graphic Arts Center Publishing has combined the text from that book and a lesser known but equally compelling book, Rio Grande (1975), written by Hillerman and photographed by Robert Reynolds. 50 full-photographs.

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Four essays are reprinted-- New Mexico, Rio Grande, A Canyon, an egret, and a book, and Places for spirits, places for ghosts-- with the elegant photo contributions of David Muench and Robert Reynolds. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781558680937
  • Publisher: Graphic Arts Ctr Pub Co
  • Publication date: 5/28/1992
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.31 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Hillerman

Tony Hillerman was the former president of the Mystery Writers of America and received its Edgar(R) and Grand Master awards. His other honors include the Center for the American Indian's Ambassador Award, the Silver Spur Award for the best novel set in the West, and the Navajo Tribe's Special Friend Award. He lived with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Muench has been photographing America for more than 30 years.

Biography

Tony Hillerman (1925-2008), an Albuquerque, New Mexico, resident since 1963, was the author of 29 books, including the popular 17-mystery series featuring Navajo police officers Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn, two non-series novels, two children's books, and nonfiction works. He had received every major honor for mystery fiction; awards ranging from the Navajo Tribal Council's commendation to France's esteemed Grand prix de litterature policiere. Western Writers of America honored him with the Wister Award for Lifetime achievement in 2008. He served as president of the prestigious Mystery Writers of America, and was honored with that group's Edgar Award and as one of mystery fiction's Grand Masters. In 2001, his memoir, Seldom Disappointed, won both the Anthony and Agatha Awards for best nonfiction.

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    1. Hometown:
      Albuquerque, New Mexico
    1. Date of Birth:
      May 27, 1925
    2. Place of Birth:
      Sacred Heart, Oklahoma
    1. Date of Death:
      October 26, 2008
    2. Place of Death:
      Albuquerque, New Mexico

Table of Contents

New Mexico 9
Photographic Portfolio I 36
A Canyon, an Egret, and a Book 45
Photographic Portfolio II 55
Rio Grande 63
Photographic Portfolio III 92
Places for Spirits, Places for Ghosts 101
Photographic Portfolio IV 108
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