Welcome to the new catalog for Santa Fe Public Library. We'd love to hear your feedback.

Searching for Fifth Mesa: a novella of the Southwest

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Sunstone Press,
Pub. Date:
1979.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description
In a compelling quest for the secrets of the Fifth Mesa, Leaf Marie McIntosh journeys in tandem through her beloved New Mexico homeland and the saga of her youth. Travelling on foot with sublime purpose, she wraps herself in the rare landscape that is her path, absorbing minutiae as one weaves fine threads into a blanket. With the same savor of detail she relives days as antique and curious as the ghost towns she haunts. Her journey begins sometime in the early 1900s and soon all sense of time fades as the story paints a map of New Mexico and the shifting strata of the past. "Searching for Fifth Mesa" marks a fascinating approach to historical writing which breathes into the story mystical elements that give it special life. * * * * * Juana Foust grew up on the plains of New Mexico and attended high school at Tucumcari and Clovis. When she was a child, her parents, Joseph and Stella Avant, moved their family into a section of eastern New Mexico that had been opened for homesteading and filed a claim for 160 acres north of Melrose in Quay County. Here Juana became fascinated by the vast outreach of the plains and the far distant blue plateaus. As she grew older and began to write, the charm of the Southwest took hold and she produced her first book, "Prairie Chronicle," published by Putnam. Various career pursuits have now returned Juana Foust to her preferred land, New Mexico, and her original love for writing. The western spell still works on her, as it does in "Searching for Fifth Mesa."
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780913270813
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 9f652ef0-1721-9b25-4b25-7e6cdb0feb80
Grouping Title searching for fifth mesa a novella of the southwest
Grouping Author foust juana
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-09 04:41:01AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Foust, Juana.
author_display Foust, Juana
available_at_santafe Main Library
collection_santafe Southwest
detailed_location_santafe Main Southwest Room Ref
display_description
format_category_santafe Books
format_santafe Book
id 9f652ef0-1721-9b25-4b25-7e6cdb0feb80
isbn 9780913270813
item_details ils:.b10673520|.i11191570|Main Southwest Room Ref|Fiction Foust, J|||1|false|false|||||LIB USE ONLY||mswr||
itype_santafe Reference
last_indexed 2018-12-09T11:41:01.753Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_santafe Fiction Foust, J
owning_library_santafe Santa Fe Public Library
owning_location_santafe Main Library
primary_isbn 9780913270813
publishDate 1979
record_details ils:.b10673520|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Sunstone Press,|1979.|121 p. ; 22 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_santafe
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b10673520 .i11191570 Library Use Only LIB USE ONLY false true false false false true
title_display Searching for Fifth Mesa : a novella of the Southwest
title_full Searching for Fifth Mesa : a novella of the Southwest / Juana Foust
title_short Searching for Fifth Mesa :
title_sub a novella of the Southwest