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KATHLEEN P. CHAMBERLAIN. In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War

KATHLEEN P. CHAMBERLAIN. In the Shadow of Billy the Kid: Susan McSween and the Lincoln County War. University of New Mexico Press. Trade Paperback, $27.95, www.unmpress.com.

Biography provides a definitive account of Susan McSween’s life, examining events and participants in the years

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MAX EVANS and CANDY MOULTON, editors. Hot Biscuits: Eighteen Stories by Women and Men of the Ranching West

MAX EVANS and CANDY MOULTON, editors. Hot Biscuits: Eighteen Stories by Women and Men of the Ranching West. University of New Mexico Press. 248 pages; hardcover, $17.05, amazon.com.

This collection of short stories are fiction but based upon the lives of the

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MAX EVANS as told to ROBERT NOTT. Goin’ Crazy with Sam Peckinpah and All Our Friends

MAX EVANS as told to ROBERT NOTT. Goin’ Crazy with Sam Peckinpah and All Our Friends. University of New Mexico Press. Hardcover, 292 pages, $27.95, unmpress.com.

In this rollicking memoir about his 20-year friendship with maverick film director Sam Peckinpah, Ol’ Max Evans, with Robert

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ABRAHAM HOFFMAN. Mono Lake: From Dead Sea to Environmental Treasure

ABRAHAM HOFFMAN. Mono Lake: From Dead Sea to Environmental Treasure. University of New Mexico Press. 184 pages; Hardcover, $34.95, unmpress.com.

Mono Lake is one of the largest lakes in California, and Californians have been using it, enjoying it, and abusing it since

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JERRY KEENAN. The Life of Yellowstone Kelly

JERRY KEENAN. The Life of Yellowstone Kelly. University of New Mexico Press. 377 pages; hardcover, $17.03, www.amazon.com.

Biography of frontiersman, army scout, solider, and Indian agent. Kelly was a member of two expeditions to Alaska in 1898 and again in 1899. Returning to the U.S.,

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BUDDY MAYS. Hard to Have Heroes

BUDDY MAYS. Hard to Have Heroes. University of New Mexico Press. $19.95, www.unmpress.com.

A fascinating cast of characters gets involved in some intriguing adventures, and while the manner in which the primary conflict will be resolved isn’t apparent, the outcome, at a certain point, seems inevitable.

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