Tales from the journey of the dead : ten thousand years on an American desert (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Tales from the journey of the dead : ten thousand years on an American desert

Tales from the journey of the dead : ten thousand years on an American desert

Author: Alan Boye
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the true story of an American desert told through the eyes of those who knew it best and brought to life through Boye's own travels across the Journey of the Dead."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Oral history
Biography Anecdotes
Named Person: Alan Boye; Alan Boye
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Boye
ISBN: 0803213581 9780803213586
OCLC Number: 62493049
Description: 255 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 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. Coffee 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.
Responsibility: Alan Boye.
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