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Madewell Brown walked into the village on a hot, dry day in 1946. A solitary black man with one arm longer than the other, he had never found a place for himself. Never, that is, until he had painted his own history on the interior walls of his adobe house in Guadalupe. Fifty years later, Will Sawyers truck runs out of gas and, as he walks that same long road back to town,...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Quill
(first published July 1st 1997)
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Rick Collignon is the author of four novels: The Journal of Antonio Montoya, Perdido, A Santo in the Image of Cristobal Garcia, and Madewell Brown, all set in the town of Guadalupe, NM. Originally from the Chicago area, he has lived in northern New Mexico for over 30 years.More about Rick Collignon...