Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Ricardo Garcia


Brother Bill's Bait Bites Back and Other Tales from the Raton. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2004. $16.00

Coal Camp Days. U of New Mexico P, 2001. $20.00.

Coal Camp Justice: Two wrongs make a right. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2005. $25.00.

Montana's Top Bananas. Lincoln: iUniverse, 2006 (3rd rendition of “Bay” book above. Print-on-demand) Price: $16.00.

On the Way to San Francisco Bay. Anchorage: Salmon Run P, 2001.


The Art & Practice of Hispano Storytelling, cuentos, chistes, y corridos. Tales from Spanish-speaking cultures in the Americas, primarily from Mexico & New Mexico. Told in Spanglish.

Vaqueros to Buckaroos, cowboy trails from Mexico. Tales tracing the historical roots of cowboy culture from its inception in Mexico and into the Southwest with cowboy lingo and music liberally rendered. Told in cowboy lingo.

Details: Very flexible regarding time, place, and cost, and all programs adapted to meet the audiences needs and interests, Pre-school to Senior Citizens. In Nebraska, the state Humanities Council will assist with expenses for non-profit organizations. Contact info: 402-421-9526 (home), 402-472-9074 (office), (home), (office).


Winner of the 2000 National Poetry Book Award for On the way to San Francisco Bay.

To order books: Send check or money order for price of book listed. The author will send you a new book, individually autographed. Book prices listed cover Shipping and Handling. Books can also be ordered through bookstores or Contact: Ricardo L Garcia, 5900 Woodstock Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68512, 402-421-9526 (home), 402-472-9074 (office), (home), (office).

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