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    This is the memoir of a tiny rural community settled by immigrants and depopulated by economic forces in the span of a few generations And this is the memoir of a family whose multiple generations are at the heart of this community In these stories of births and decline of fragile bodies and strong spirits of trust and betrayals we are given a glimpse into a particular group of people and a reflection of a uni

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    creative nonfictionautobio i think he studied in u of arizona? then taughtteaches? at u of nm but about a very very small town in northern neveada southern idaho and what it was like to visit there at his grandparents storetown and live there too as a grownup perhaps one of the most out of the way towns in lower 48 and unigue history of basues in usa and ranching and indians etc was a groundbreaking book in creative nonfiction when writte

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    i met martin when i was going to go study with him at UNM and bought his book then decided not to go independent of him and then never read the book till now i felt kind of ambivalent as i read it but as soon as

  4. says:

    I now feel like I’ve been to Mountain City

  5. says:

    If you liked James Galvin's The Meadow you will like this one Down to earth full of stories within stories vignettes beautiful stripped language infused with intimacy and yet relevant to all small fading boom to bust towns and histories wonderful book

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    2020 50 States 50 Books Reading Challenge #28 NEVADA A uick easy and sweet little readMountain City Nevada a small town only one mile long and situated just above 5600 feet in elevation along Highway 225 North today is lined with mostly mobile homes with a population of 31 mostly old and retired Basue sheepherders In 1870 it was a booming copper mining town with hundreds and later thousands of hopeful miners But by 1882 there onl

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    A well written series of stories that take place in a town so small that some people consider it a ghost town The author tells of time spent in this tiny Nevada town mostly his own stories but some stories of his

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    Lovely little memoir very evocative of place and people and as another reader said images and little scenes keep popping up in my mind and it takes me a long time to place their origin almost like personal memories And now I finally know why B

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    This is a lovely small town memoir of Martin’s Basue heritage in Nevada His clean spare prose with wry revelations of f

  10. says:

    Snippets of life in a dying town An all to real American story

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Summary æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Gregory Martin

Peated story of the West Yet the comings and goings at Tremewan's the general store Martin's family has run for than forty years reveal a remarkably vibrant community that includes salty widows Native Americans from a nearby reservation and a number of Martin's deeply idiosyncra. I now feel like I ve been to Mountain City