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Author Boye, Alan, 1950-

Title Tales from the journey of the dead : ten thousand years on an American desert / Alan Boye
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (255 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
Contents Copyright; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; 1. Traveling the Camino U.S. 380; 2. The Wild Man; 3. Elements; 4. Foundations; 5. Glyph Time; 6. Artifacts; 7. Rowena; 8. The Coming of the Ingles; 9. The Viejo; 10. The Captains of Death and the Young Missouri Bride; 11. Covee on the Porch of the Bar Cross Ranch; 12. Valverde; 13. The Life and Death of Victorio (On Seeing Apache Plume); 14. Two Writers of the Purple Sage; 15. Virtual Fences and Real Neighbors; 16. Flo Martin Puts Down Her Monkey Wrench; 17. The Georgia Green Story; 18. The Final Walk; 19. Joe; Acknowledgments; Notes
Summary Takes us on a journey of the mind through the past of south-central New Mexico. This work introduces us to travelers who have tested the desert - mysterious ancient people who built cliff-top fortresses, Spanish conquistadors, old time cowboys yodeling classical poetry to their cattle, and modern range managers tracking livestock by satellite
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255)
Notes Print version record
Subject Boye, Alan, 1950- -- Travel -- New Mexico -- Jornada del Muerto Wilderness.
Natural history -- New Mexico -- Jornada del Muerto Wilderness.
Oral history.
Jornada del Muerto Road (N.M.) -- Description and travel.
Jornada del Muerto Wilderness (N.M.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Jornada del Muerto Wilderness (N.M.) -- Description and travel.
Jornada del Muerto Wilderness (N.M.) -- History.
Genre/Form Biography
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0803258984 (electronic bk.)
9780803258983 (electronic bk.)