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A killing in New Town

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Publisher:
La Alameda Press,
Pub. Date:
c1996.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description

Las Vegas, New Mexico Territory, nineteenth-century edge of the future. Fear, greed, and real estate turn the windmill into a hanging tree. Each train into this booming railroad town unloads a cargo of carpetbaggers, entrepreneurs, seekers, Civil War veterans, and strong, lonely women--like Eliza Pelham. Good mother, drunk and unfaithful wife, Eliza stands at this juncture of raw change and random justice, caught in a reality of callousness and redemption. As Eliza searches for her stolen children, she discovers three allies: an Irish saloon girl, an Apache man who reads Melville, and La Llorona, the weeping mother, fierce in a black dress, thousands of years old.

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9780963190963
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Grouping Title killing in new town
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-13 04:18:27AM

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title_display A killing in New Town
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title_short A killing in New Town