AS TOLD IN TUCSON…BOOKS ABOUT TUCSONANS & THE OLD PUEBLO
Mark Jude Poirier
GOATS: A NOVEL
This coming-of-age novel examines the relationship between a young man and the caretaker of his mother’s Catalina Foothills home and culminates in a cross-border desert trek to move a herd of goats.
A serial killer returns to Tucson to take the intended victim who eluded him 12 years earlier, while she plays a deadly game of cat-and-mouse trying to gather enough evidence to expose him.
Leslie Marmon Silko
ALMANAC OF THE DEAD
The secretary to a Native American TV talk show medicine woman transcribes an ancient manuscript that predicts the apocalyptic second coming of Quetzaocoatl and the violent end of white domination, played out against the backdrop of drug wars and corruption.
A desperately poor Mexican family struggles to survive LA CRISIS in the barrios of Depression-era Tucson.
CHICKEN EVERY SUNDAY: MY LIFE WITH MOTHER’S BOARDERS
A fond and humorous look back on family life in Tucson in the innocent days of the early twentieth century.
THESE IS MY WORDS: THE DIARY OF SARAH AGNES PRINE, 1881-1901
A fictionalized diary based on the true-life trials and tribulations of the author’s great grandmother, a pioneer homesteading the inhospitable wilderness near Tucson in the Arizona Territory.