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Established in 1929, the University of New Mexico Press publishes creative works and scholarship in several disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology, indigenous studies, Native studies, Latin American studies, art, architecture, and the history, literature, ecology, and cultures of the American West. UNM Press is the largest publisher in New Mexico and seeks to represent the culture, history, and stories of the Southwest.

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New Mexico Food Trails

A Road Tripper's Guide to Hot Chile, Cold Brews, and Classic Dishes from the Land of Enchantment

University of New Mexico Press

New Mexico Food Trails takes readers and road trippers on a tour of the state with their taste buds, through towns large and small, where cooks and chefs are putting their own spin on New Mexico's most famous ingredients and dishes.

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The Hi Lo Country, 60th Anniversary Edition

By Max Evans; Foreword by Johnny D. Boggs
University of New Mexico Press

At its heart, The Hi Lo Country is the story of the friendship between two men, their mutual love of a woman, and their allegiance to the harsh, dry, achingly beautiful New Mexico high-desert grassland.

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Overhaul

A Social History of the Albuquerque Locomotive Repair Shops

University of New Mexico Press

In Overhaul, historians Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint present the largely forgotten story of Albuquerque's locomotive repair shops, which were the driving force behind the city's economy for more than seventy years.

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The Rock Cycle

Essays

University of New Mexico Press

In this collection of essays, Kevin Honold explores themes of history and its fading significance in modern American life.

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Send a Runner

A Navajo Honors the Long Walk

University of New Mexico Press

Both exhilarating and punishing, Send A Runner tells the story of a Navajo family using the power of running to honor their ancestors and the power of history to explain why the Long Walk happened.

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John P. Slough

The Forgotten Civil War General

University of New Mexico Press

Recounting Slough's timeless story of rise and fall during America's most tumultuous decades, historian Richard L. Miller brings to life this extraordinary figure.

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Doña Tules

Santa Fe's Courtesan and Gambler

University of New Mexico Press

Cook takes a new look at this notorious woman of 1840s Santa Fe.

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Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico

University of New Mexico Press

Field Guide to the Trees of the Gila Region of New Mexico is the definitive guide for field botanists, researchers, students, and avid nature lovers who wish to explore the natural history of native and introduced tree species across the Gila.

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Fortunate Son

Selected Essays from the Lone Star State

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

Rick Bass's Fortunate Son is a literary tour of the Lone Star State by a native Texan of exceptional talent.

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The Believer

Alien Encounters, Hard Science, and the Passion of John Mack

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

The Believer reveals the life and work of a man who explored the deepest of scientific conundrums and further leads us to the hidden dimensions and alternate realities that captivated Mack until the end of his life.

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The Ecology of Herbal Medicine

A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest

University of New Mexico Press

The Ecology of Herbal Medicine introduces botanical medicine through an in-depth exploration of the land, presenting a unique guide to plants found across the American Southwest.

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The Gospel According to Billy the Kid

A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

Here is a tale of the old New Mexico territory, corrupt lawmen, honest ranchers, murder, betrayal, and the explosive events of the Lincoln County War that sent young Billy off seeking justice--and headed toward a bloody rendezvous with a sheriff hired to track him down.

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Writing the Novella

University of New Mexico Press

While the novella has existed as a distinct literary form for over four hundred years, Writing the Novella is the first craft book dedicated to creating this intermediate-length fiction.

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Hill of Beans

A Novel of War and Celluloid

University of New Mexico Press, High Road Books

Leslie Epstein's Hill of Beans is the story of how one nation, one industry, and in particular one man responded to the desperate hope of freedom in the Second World War.

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Velroy and the Madischie Mafia

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Hoahwah relays this story with a distinctive narrative flair, honed syntax, wild imagery, and a splash of lyricism.

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Ancestral Demon of a Grieving Bride

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

Fierce, visceral, sometimes funny, and wholly original, Hoahwah's poems will linger in a reader's dreams long after she's closed the book.

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The Definition of Empty

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

The Definition of Empty is the story of a dedicated advocate trying to help adolescents facing incarceration and newly released parolees navigate imperfect and seemingly indifferent legal systems and societies.

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Duende de Burque

Alburquerque Poems and Musings

University of New Mexico Press

At its center, Duende de Burque is a love letter to Alburquerque and its surroundings--the Sandia Mountains, the Rio Grande Bosque, and all the people whose spirits fill these spaces.

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Words Like Love

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

With beauty and ease, Winder explores emotion and thought through the poems featured in this debut collection.

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Bosque

Poems

University of New Mexico Press

In her debut poetry collection, Bosque, Otero celebrates the importance of water and the bosque to the people of Albuquerque.

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