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Offbeat New Mexico Places of Unexpected History, Art, and Culture

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ISBN-10: 0997332212

ISBN-13: 9780997332216

Edition: 2016

Authors: Neala McCarten

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"Offbeat New Mexico' is a guide for the independent traveler who wants to discover the people, places, and events that have shaped the Land of Enchantment. Explore our art from ancient petroglyphs to the graffiti of Albuquerque. Walk in the footsteps of Georgia O'Keeffe. Follow atomic history from Los Alamos to Trinity.We won't tell you where to eat or sleep, but we will tell you about the "Mother Road" (also known as historic Route 66) and the Navajo Long Walk. How the town of Truth or Consequences got its name, what happened to the once-thriving community of Blackdom., and where you can go sledding down a hill of gypsum.Our 200 pages introduce you to over 100 towns and cities from…    
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List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: OffbeatTravel
Publication date: 4/20/2016
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Neala McCarten has led a life marked by detours, starting one place, and ending up somewhere unexpected. Born in New York City in 1947 and raised in Queens, Neala received a BA in Psychology and then a MA in Psychology from Queens College, eventually obtaining a Ph.D. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.For the next few years, she wandered through a series of jobs, including that of mother and freelance writer on health and child development. But when her husband died suddenly she needed to reinvent herself and her life.Asking, "Who would I be if I didn't know who I am?", she finally decided that she was, at heart, a travel writer who lived in Albuquerque, New…