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By Don J. Usner

The poetic proverbs recognized to nuevomexicanos as dichos are specific to their locations of foundation. In those reflections at the dichos of the Chimayó Valley in northern New Mexico local son Don J. Usner has written a memoir that also is a worthwhile resource of data at the wealthy language and tradition of the quarter. Illustrated with black-and-white images that Usner, who's additionally recognized for his photographic paintings, took of the folks and areas that he writes approximately, this e-book is a exclusive creation to the true New Mexico.

Usner has recognized Chimayó considering he used to be a boy vacationing his grandmother and the opposite village elders, who taught him genealogies going again to relations origins in Spain. The Spanish he discovered there has been embedded in dichos and cuentos. This ebook is the results of Usner’s examine into those memorable sayings, and it preserves a language and a tradition at the verge on dissolution. it's a gateway right into a uniquely New Mexican means of life.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Don J. Usner’s most up-to-date e-book, Valles Caldera: A imaginative and prescient for brand new Mexico’s nationwide guard, coauthored with William deBuys, additionally contains his awesome images. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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