The Spell of New Mexico

The Spell of New Mexico

by Tony Hillerman
     
 

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A rich gathering of essays that evoke the unique and mysterious appeal New Mexico has had for some of the twentieth century's best-known writers. Included are selections by Mary Austin, Oliver La Farge, Conrad Richter, D.H. Lawrence, C.G. Jung, Winfield Townley Scott, John DeWitt McKee, Ernie Pyle, Harvey Fergusson, and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman's preface

Overview

A rich gathering of essays that evoke the unique and mysterious appeal New Mexico has had for some of the twentieth century's best-known writers. Included are selections by Mary Austin, Oliver La Farge, Conrad Richter, D.H. Lawrence, C.G. Jung, Winfield Townley Scott, John DeWitt McKee, Ernie Pyle, Harvey Fergusson, and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman's preface and introduction are choice specimens of his incisive humor and his own deep love of the state.

"Should be required reading for all those who call themselves New Mexican."—James Arnholz

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826307767
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
05/28/1984
Pages:
113
Sales rank:
625,393
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.37(d)

Meet the Author

Tony Hillerman, an Edgar Award-winning novelist, is author of the Jim Chee Mystery series, which has earned him the Navajo people's appreciation as "special friend to the Dineh." He lives in New Mexico.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Date of Birth:
May 27, 1925
Date of Death:
October 26, 2008
Place of Birth:
Sacred Heart, Oklahoma
Place of Death:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Education:
B.A., University of Oklahoma, 1946; M.A., University of New Mexico, 1966
Website:
http://tonyhillermanbooks.com

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