Libros By Lobos

UNM alumni are prolific writers! We’re pleased to present a listing of their recently published books. Take a look and link to their publishers for more information.

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100 Hispanics You Should Know
by Iván A. Castro ( 69 )

Meet 100 Hispanics from around the world and throughout history who have lived amazing lives. This guide covers well known celebrities, such as actress Rita Moreno, activist César Chavéz, and musician Pablo Casals as well as more obscure individuals, such as Ellen Ochoa, Agustin Lara, and Jose Capablanca.

Aaron Bluecastle: The Sword of the Elders
by Bryan Lindenberger ( 95 BA )

What is the object of an epic quest? For a fourteen-year-old prince, the goal is to prove his worth to his mother and father. What he learns from his adventures is that leadership means more than making strong decisions.

The Acheron Deception
by Patrick F. Rooney ( 78 Music Composition )

An espionage thriller, the Acheron Deception follows the exploits of an intrepid software developer who teams up with a female CIA agent to track down terrorists manipulating the stock market before attacks.

The Awful Grace of God: Religious Terrorism, White Supremacy, and the Unsolved Murder of Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Larry Hancock ( 70 )

The Awful Grace of God chronicles a multi-year effort to kill Martin Luther King Jr. by a group of the nation’s most violent right-wing extremists. Hancock and Wexler have sifted through thousands of pages of declassified and never-before-released law enforcement files on the King murder, conducted dozens of interviews with figures of the period, and re-examined information from several recent cold case investigations.

Baltimore and Ohio: The Passenger Trains and Services of the First Common-Carrier Railroad, 1827-1971
by Joseph J. Snyder ( 74 MA )

This book explores the origins and development of passenger services and operations on the oldest common-carrier railroad in the U.S. Lavishly illustrated, Baltimore and Ohio evokes the rich and storied past of the B&O passenger trains.

The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin
by Mike Hoeft ( 79 )

A group of women on the Oneida Indian Reservation in Wisconsin started bingo in 1976 simply to pay a few bills. But some thought the games violated state law. At risk of arrest, the bingo queens continued to raise funds to help tribal elderly and poor.

Blast Waves (Shock Wave and High Pressure Phenomena)
by C.E. Needham ( 65 & '70 )

  • Springer
  • ISBN: 978-3642052873
  • 330 pgs.

Many of the lessons learned during the author’s forty years in the field of blast and shock are documented in this book. The book deals with blast waves propagating in fluids or materials that can be treated as fluids.

Bolitas de Oro: Poems of My Marble Playing Days
by Nasario Garcia ( ’62 BA, ’63 MA )

The author of Tiempos Lejanos: Poetic Images from the Past returns to his roots in a new and exciting book of poetry about his childhood in Guadalupe, New Mexico, originally called Ojo del Padre.

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