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If I Die in Juárez

The University of Arizona Press

From the red-light districts in Ciudad Juárez to remote villages hidden away in the mountains of Chihuahua comes a tale of one of the darkest crimes to be recorded in the history of humankind. If I Die in Juárez traces the lives of three young women--Evita, a street child; Petra, a maquiladora worker; and Mayela, a Tarahumara Indian girl--...

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The Osage Rose

The University of Arizona Press

Corrupt lawmen, insatiable businessmen, and an oil boom on Indian land. This is the milieu in which Tom Holm sets his gritty and provocative detective novel. Life is looking easy for J. D. Daugherty, a crusty ex-cop who has set up his own PI firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma, just after World War I. J. D. expects to make a straightforward living off ...

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The Oldest We've Ever Been

The University of Arizona Press

I had this idea of where I should be in middle age, an image that had been born in the 1950s when I'd been a child watching Lassie on TV. As outdated as it was, that blurred snapshot somewhere at the back of my mind actually did have a green lawn, a house, a picket fence, and two kids: a boy and a girl. In the corner, there was my husband ...

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Malpas the Dragon

By Ann Cattanach; Illustrated by Michael Renouf
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This beautifully illustrated children's book is about loss and survival. It will be enjoyed by children and adults alike, and is ideal for parents and professionals to read with children who find it hard to love and be loved.

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Rascal, the Tassel-Eared Squirrel

By Sylvester Allred; Illustrated by Diane Iverson
Grand Canyon Association

In the ponderosa pine forest on the rim of the Grand Canyon lives Rascal, a tassel-eared squirrel. Rascal's tale reveals the lifeways of tassel-eared squirrels, the sometimes cruel randomness of nature, and the teeming and twittering life of a ponderosa pine forest. Sidebars discuss the many natural things that make up Rascal's world, and ...

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Rascal, the Tassel-Eared Squirrel

By Sylvester Allred; Illustrated by Diane Iverson
Grand Canyon Association

In the ponderosa pine forest on the rim of the Grand Canyon lives Rascal, a tassel-eared squirrel. Rascal's tale reveals the lifeways of tassel-eared squirrels, the sometimes cruel randomness of nature, and the teeming and twittering life of a ponderosa pine forest. Sidebars discuss the many natural things that make up Rascal's world, and ...

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