Tag Archives: Rebecca Guevara

The Guaymas Chronicles, La Mandadera

David E. Stuart University of New Mexico Press, 2003 Following an anthropologist through a study can be a surprising treat or a boring exercise with many skipped sentences in search of what you’re trying to glean. I brought this book … Continue reading

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The Harrowing Drive Home From the Grocery Store

The four mile drive from the grocery store this afternoon was harrowing. Being the sometimes too polite in a crowd person I was hurrying to return my cart to the cart stand, return to the car, and get out of … Continue reading

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Roving South

Willard Price John Day, 1948 The pleasure of travel books written between before memoirs became popular is the voice of the writer and the insights to living in the times. Tone has the pleasant quality of a friend who knows … Continue reading

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The Book of Ages, The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

Jill LeporeAlfred Knopf, 2013 Excavating the remains of the “plain” lives of “merchants and gentle ladies, the busy tradesmen and the surly apprentices” for a biography earlier than 1900 who were not of royal blood or historically important is guaranteed … Continue reading

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