Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The New Mexico Trilogy: The Milagro Beanfield War / The Magic Journey / The Nirvana Blues” as Want to Read:
The New Mexico Trilogy: The Milagro Beanfield War / The Magic Journey / The Nirvana Blues
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The New Mexico Trilogy: The Milagro Beanfield War / The Magic Journey / The Nirvana Blues (The New Mexico Trilogy 0)

4.31 of 5 stars 4.31  ·  rating details  ·  83 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Mass Market, 0 pages
Published November 1st 1987 by Ballantine Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The New Mexico Trilogy, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The New Mexico Trilogy

Desert Solitaire by Edward AbbeyDeath Comes for the Archbishop by Willa CatherThe Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward AbbeyThe Milagro Beanfield War by John     Nicholsthe Golden Coin by Dorothy May Mercer
Four Corners Country
67th out of 224 books — 84 voters
The Hotel New Hampshire by John IrvingMontana Sky by Nora RobertsSqualor, New Mexico by Lisette BrodeyRide With Me, Mariah Montana by Ivan DoigThe New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
Name of State (USA) Missouri - New York
15th out of 111 books — 16 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 135)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Great books, the first one is the most cheerful and the last the most depressing. Can be read separately.
Great! Very good, fast read. Loved it
Jun 26, 2012 April rated it 4 of 5 stars
I read the Milagro Beanfield War & saw the movie, too. It is a favorite, & started me picking up books with magical realism in the description, so of course I'd like to read these others!
ah, nortenos. very entertaining book on northern new mexico life written by a gringo who now lives outside of taos.
Jul 10, 2008 Daraqw rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Daraqw by: Dave Baker
Shelves: modlit
I've read this trilogy twice. I still think it is Nichols' finest work.
Emily marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2015
Heather marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2015
Ken Wise
Ken Wise marked it as to-read
Oct 26, 2015
Theo marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2015
Roni Hernandez
Roni Hernandez marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2015
Molly marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2015
Slaven Saric
Slaven Saric marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2015
Eleanor marked it as to-read
May 25, 2015
Preston Carter
Preston Carter marked it as to-read
May 03, 2015
Meesh added it
Apr 13, 2015
Corrie Parrish
Corrie Parrish marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2015
Amber marked it as to-read
Feb 11, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
John Nichols is the author of the New Mexico trilogy, a series about the complex relationship between history, race and ethnicity, and land and water rights in the fictional Chamisaville County, New Mexico. The trilogy consists of The Milagro Beanfield War (which was adapted into the film The Milagro Beanfield War directed by Robert Redford), The Magic Journey, and The Nirvana Blues.

Two of his oth
More about John Nichols...

Other Books in the Series

The New Mexico Trilogy (4 books)
  • The Milagro Beanfield War
  • The Magic Journey
  • The Nirvana Blues

Share This Book