USNER, DON J.
Title Benigna's Chimayo: Cuentos From The Old Plaza.
Book Condition Softcover. Brand new book.
Publisher Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe.
Seller ID 82063X1
The author retells fourteen traditional cuentos in Spanish and with English translations passed down by his Chimayo grandmother, Benigna Ortega Chavez. Don J. Usner was born and grew up in New Mexico. He earned his B.A. in biology and environmental studies at the University of California and his M.A. in cultural geography at the University of New Mexico. His books include Sabino's Map: Life in Chimayo's Old Plaza and New Mexico Route 66 On Tour: Legendary Architecture from Glenrio to Gallup. 8 x 9.5 in., 160 pages,10 black-and-white photographs, 14 line illustrations, glossary.
(Key Words: Hispanic Folklore, New Mexico, Don J. Usner, Benigna Ortega Chavez, Bilingual Editions, Spanish-English, Cuentos, English-Spanish).