If Mountains Die: A New Mexico Memoir

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A celebration―in words and pictures―of one of the most beautiful areas of the United States: the Taos Valley of northern New Mexico.This eloquent, moving, and often funny book is his account of exactly how his life has been transformed by daily, intimate contact with this extraordinary landscape―at once hostile and nurturing―and by his growing sense of responsibility toward the land and the people...

Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Reissue edition (February 17, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780393311594
ISBN-13: 978-0393311594
ASIN: 0393311597
Product Dimensions: 10.1 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 1523244
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Mr. Nichols is a very good writer. I've a couple of his books. I read, on average two books a day. Because his writings have been featured on local TV programs (I a fellow New Mexican) I've picked up a few. I look forward to writings on the area....



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here. Nichols writes with wry amusement about the joys and tribulations of living in an adobe farmhouse that is always at the mercy of nature. He is rapturous about the pleasures of trout fishing in mountain streams and graphic about the difficulties of maintaining a primitive, but vital irrigation system. But he is most passionate about his farmer neighbors and thier continuing struggle to prtect a rewarding way of life and a precariously balanced ecological system that are both increasingly threatened by overcrowding and human greed. To complement Nichols's deeply felt text, William Davis has provided sixty-five color photographs that dramatically capture the variety and intensity of this astonishing land―mountain and mesa, forest and desert, river and farmland―in all its seasons and moods. The result is a lyric tribute to one of the last truly wild areas of the United States.