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The curtain of trees : stories

Author: Alberto Ríos
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Nine stories about small-town life in Arizona. They range from Nine Quarter-Moons, on what happens to people when a certain wind blows through town, to The Other League of Nations, an encounter between two of the town's crazies.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ríos, Alberto.
Curtain of trees.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607336705
Online version:
Ríos, Alberto.
Curtain of trees.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)608815926
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alberto Ríos
ISBN: 0826320708 9780826320704 0826320716 9780826320711
OCLC Number: 40542999
Description: xii, 146 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Nine quarter-moons --
Outside Magdalena, Sonora --
Salt crosses in doorways --
Nogales and the bombs --
What I heard from the bear --
The other League of Nations --
Don Gustavo, who had a hand for an ear --
The orange woman, the walnut girl --
The curtain of trees.
Responsibility: Alberto Alvaro Ríos.

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Re-creates a time and place forgotten these days except by grandparents and elders. The stories in this book are part folklore, part oral history, but in full measure literary as they recollect  Read more...

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