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Elaine Hampton, Ph.D., retired Associate Professor and Chair of Teacher Education at the University of Texas at El Paso and author of fiction and non-fiction books relevant to the U.S.-Mexico border.
ANAY'S WILL TO LEARN: A WOMAN'S EDUCATION IN THE SHADOW OF THE MAQUILADORA
Winner National Press Women's First Place Biography 2014
Border Book Award for Literary Excellence and Enrichment of Southwest Heritage
New Mexico Press Wome's First
Ciudad Juárez no longer wears the title of the most violent city in the world. Things are calming down. But what was it like to be a woman living in the low income neighborhoods in the city during those violent times? Anay Carrillo, a young woman working in the foreign factories (maquiladoras), is our gracious guide to her life -- just a few steps over a dry river into the vastly unfamiliar. $12.99
Winner: FIRST PLACE NOVEL -- NEW MEXICO PRESS WOMEN 2014
A Southwest Mystery
Reena and Kate hide their crime fighting ways under the guise of professional women living in a small community near Albuquerque. The cultural ambiance, the intriguing characters, and the mystery that weaves through the women's ancestory will keep the reader turning the pages and asking for more. $5.99