Books tagged: southwestern

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Homegrown Muse
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Price: Free! Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this controversial novel, you'll meet Lyssa Smith, a woman trying to maintain a code of ethics in the cutthroat business of land development. When she stands up to a greedy developer, the truth about her offbeat family comes out, shattering her veneer of normalcy—and her dreams for the future. Her best chance to remake herself lies with Dane Callicott, a man with secrets of his own.
Legend of the Lonely Hart
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,860. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
When Chrys Hart was 17, she emptied her sister’s bank account and fled from her family's New Mexico ranch, the Lonely Hart. She started a new life in San Francisco and was written off by her family. Now, fifteen years later, she returns for her mother’s funeral and uncovers a secret that unravels her family’s legendary past.
Wilder by the Dozen: Wilder Mexican Mains
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mexican
It was such fun writing this book and remembering how and for whom I developed these various concepts. My ideas came from runs to Rosarita for lobster and bollilo buns, fishing trips to San Felipe and cooking freshly caught fish over campfires from here to the Great North West, sailing adventures around La Paz and cooking in a small galley. I learned how to make tortillas at age 13.
On the Rio Mayo
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A father and son establish a closer relationship while fishing on the Sea of Cortez in 1946.
Snake Dance Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two teenage boys participate in a ridiculous Snake Dance enactment at a mansion in 1960s Arizona.
Circuitous Lemon Economy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A high school Algebra teacher who owns a small business strives for success in Mexico, but he gets fooled by a boy selling lemons as he crosses the border from Sonora to Arizona.
I Want My Own Brain
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Price: Free! Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When you’ve cracked up like Aunt Helen, what you need is a weekend with an irrepressible child like Stephanie Falls. She’ll remind you of what it means to be truly alive. Stephanie makes a monkey of everyone, including her doting grandparents, but her joy for life unburdens the troubled mind of her aunt. A heart-warming, original tribute to the importance of finding the child inside us all.
Consciousness Raising
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Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young girl who endures a badgering at a consciousness raising foolishly marries a scolding, caustic husband.
The Good Librarian
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Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An Air Force lieutenant gives his copy of a Walt Whitman book to his sister-in-law for safekeeping during the McCarthy Era, but she refuses to return it.
Squaw Dresses
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Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A society maven with a small dress factory uses intimidation to sell her leftover squaw dresses.