"A wonderful portrait of the natural world and of the beginning of childhood's end, written with simplicity, rich humor, poetic depth, and restraint. The writing is very evocative of the time period, with deeply accurate descriptions of everyday things that bespeak the late 1940s. You really believe you are there. Throughout, there is a tranquility to the prose that is hard to match. What is unsaid underneath this tranquility is very powerful. There is also a quiet but lovely humor throughout the book. You just don't get books as well crafted and original as this very often."--John Nichols, author of The Milagro Beanfield War
Stanley Crawford has written and farmed with his wife Rosemary in Northern New Mexico since 1969. He is the author of five novels and three works of nonfiction and has been the recipient of two NEA writing fellowships and a three year Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Writing Award. Recently he has taught at Colorado College and with the UMass/Amherst MFA Writing Program. Works in progress consist of three novels and a collection of essays.
Location: Street: 4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW City: Albuquerque, Province: New Mexico Postal Code: 87107-3157 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)