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The Milagro beanfield war

John Treadwell Nichols

The Milagro beanfield war

by John Treadwell Nichols

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Fiction,
    • Water rights -- Fiction,
    • New Mexico -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Nichols ; illustrations by Rini Templeton.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3564.I274 M5 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination456 p. :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1403848M
      ISBN 100805028056
      LC Control Number93011937
      OCLC/WorldCa28633925

      Buy a cheap copy of The Milagro Beanfield War book by John Nichols. Joe Mondragon, thirty-six, is a feisty hustler with a talent for trouble, who slammed his battered pickup to a stop one day, tugged on his gumboots, and marched Free shipping over $Cited by: Joe Mondragon, thirty-six, is a feisty hustler with a talent for trouble, who slammed his battered pickup to a stop one day, tugged on his gumboots, and marched into an arid patch of ground. Then, illegally, he tapped into the main irrigation channel. And so began John Nichols' classic tale of the little guy against the big guy -- THE MILAGRO BEANFIELD WAR/5(12).

      The Milagro Beanfield War is a funny, heartbreaking, entertaining story about how one man inspired his community to rise against those who has stolen, oppressed and abused them? legally, of course? for decades. Joe Mondragon is my hero!5/5(1).   Well, I have to say I’m having a hard time slogging through The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols (). I think I might have had an easier time if I hadn’t read So Far From God by Ana Castillo so recently. In many ways they are similar, and both do a great job of really showing us the people of New Mexico–the quirkiness, the Spanish language, the cultural .

      Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Milagro Beanfield War Somewhere in the plains of New Mexico, the town of Milagro is dying. As the fields waste away under the unforgiving sun, big time real estate developer Ladd Devine (Richard Bradford) swoops in and buys up all of the land for transformation into a giant resort. This copy of The Milagro Beanfield War offered for sale by Books Again, Inc. for $ Home > Nichols, John > The Milagro Beanfield War Can you guess which first edition cover the image above comes from?


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Joe Mondragon, Milagro's cantankerous unemployed jack-of. : The Milagro Beanfield War: Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s).Price Range: $1 - $   John Nichols's New Mexico Trilogy, inaugurated in with the publication of The Milagro Beanfield War, has grown from regional stature to national appeal, from literary radicals to cult d for his compassionate, richly comic vision and admired for his insight into the cancer that accompanies unbridled progress, Nichols is the author of nine /5(13).

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The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols Joe Mondragon, a feisty hustler with a talent for trouble, slammed his battered pickup to a stop, tugged on his gumboots, and marched into the arid patch of ground.

Carefully (and also illegally), he tapped into the main irrigation channel. And so began-though few knew it at the time-the Milagro beanfield war.

9 quotes from John Nichols: 'Each person leaves a legacy--a single, small piece of herself, which makes richer each individual life and the collective life of humanity as a whole.

But do not despair, for despair is a despicable and bourgeois affectation; we must not allow it. As for what happens next, well, as the Cuban poet Regino Pedroso once said, "como forjamos el hierro, forjaremos. The tale of Milagro's rising is wildly comic and lovingly tender, a vivid portrayal of a town that, half-stumbling and partly prodded, gropes its way toward its own stubborn salvation.

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