By Ricardo L García
This booklet provides a clean and richly textured view of lifestyles in a mining city from the Hispanic point of view yet comprises folklore and tales instructed through the town’s many different ethnic teams, between them Slavic, Italian, and Greek immigrants and African american citizens, all operating jointly in aid of the warfare attempt and looking for larger lives.
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
Dr. Ricardo García has spent thirty-six years as an educator starting in Tierra Amarilla and Wagon Mound, New Mexico as a highschool English instructor. on account that 1973, he has taught or served as an administrator in a number of faculties and universities. presently, he's a Professor of schooling in academics collage on the collage of Nebraska-Lincoln. he's a storyteller for the Nebraska Humanities Coucil and writer of a per thirty days function tale within the Raton variety on coal camp existence. His poetry has been released in New Mexico journal, and his publication, so that it will San Francisco Bay, (Anchorage, Salmon Run Press, 2001) received the nationwide Poetry Award for the yr 2000. His different specialist schooling books are: educating in a Pluralistic Society (Harpercollins, 1991); educating for variety (Phi Delta Kappa, 1998). He has performed seminars or instructed tales in 35 assorted states from Alaska to Puerto Rico.
"García's fictionalized memoir is an endearing pilgrimage of lifestyles that refreshes and brings insights on many levels." -- Santa Fe New Mexican
"Garcia stocks remarkable snapshots in line with his personal lifestyles transforming into up in a northern New Mexico mining city in the course of global struggle II. . . . The book's allure lies within the characters' innate goodness and in its vividly remembered information. . . . those tales are an enthralling examine New Mexico's not-so-remote past." -- Southwest BookViews
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