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Desert America : a journey through our most divided landscape

Author: Rubén Martínez
Publisher: New York : Picador/Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Over the last decade the West has undergone a political and demographic upheaval comparable only to the opening of the frontier. Now, in "Desert America," a work of powerful reportage and memoir, Rubén Martínez, acclaimed author of "Crossing Over," evokes a new world of extremes: outrageous wealth and devastating poverty, sublime beauty and ecological ruin.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Martínez, Rubén.
Desert America.
(OCoLC)851097254
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rubén Martínez
ISBN: 9780805095616 0805095616
OCLC Number: 863502268
Description: 1 online resource (333 pages)
Contents: Introduction: snow in the desert --
Mornings in New Mexico --
House of the moon --
In the shadow of the Black Mesa --
Water in the desert --
A walk in the woods --
Where the river bends --
Conclusion: neighbors.
Responsibility: Rubén Martínez.
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Over the last decade the West has undergone a political and demographic upheaval comparable only to the opening of the frontier. Now, in "Desert America," a work of powerful reportage and memoir, Rubén Martínez, acclaimed author of "Crossing Over," evokes a new world of extremes: outrageous wealth and devastating poverty, sublime beauty and ecological ruin.

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