Hoe, Heaven, and Hell: My Boyhood in Rural New Mexico

Hoe, Heaven, and Hell: My Boyhood in Rural New Mexico

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Author/Contributor(s): García, Nasario ; Simmons, Marc
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Date: 03/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

When Nasario García was a boy in Ojo del Padre, a village in the Rio Puerco Valley northwest of Albuquerque, he grew up the way rural New Mexicans had for generations. His parents built their own adobe house, raised their own food, hauled their water from the river, and brought up their children to respect the old ways. In this account of his boyhood García writes unforgettably about his family's village life, telling story after story, all of them true, and fascinating everyone interested in New Mexico history and culture.