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Our Top Book & Video Picks

To learn more, read some of our favorite books about the area or watch movies filmed in the area:​​

Geology 

 

Abiquiu: Geologic History, by Kirt Kempter *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado!

Valles Caldera National Preserve: Geologic History of the Southwest's Youngest Caldera, by Kirt Kempter and Dick Huelster

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States

The Rio Chama: A River Guide to the Geology and Landscapes by Paul Bauer *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

Abiquiú Area and Stories

Rio Arriba, A New Mexico County by Torrez and Trapp
 

Ghostranch, by Lesley Poling-Kempes *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

 

Valley of Shining Stone: The Story of Abiquiu by Lesley Poling-Kempes *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

 

The Witches of Abiquiu, by Malcolm Ebright and Rick Hendricks *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

 

Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya

 

Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and Their Adventures in the American Southwest by Lesley Poling-Kempes *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

 

The Harvey Girls by Lesley Poling-Kempes *available for purchase and pick-up now at The Grand Hacienda Mercado

The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest,

by David Roberts

Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Houses: Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu by Harry N. Abrams

 

Georgia O’Keeffe and New Mexico: A Sense of Place by Princeton University Press

 

O’Keeffe at Abiquiu by Harry N. Abrams

Remembering Ms. O'Keeffe: Stories from Abiquiu

Ghost Ranch and the Faraway Nearby, by Craig Varjabedian

A Painter's Kitchen: Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O'Keeffe: Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O'Keeffe

by Margaret Wood 

Los Alamos Area and History

 

Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

 

109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos, by Jennent Conant

The Wives of Los Alamos, by TaraShae Nesbit

Native American Pottery

Fourteen Families in Pueblo Pottery by Rick Dillingham

Southwestern Pottery: Anasazi to Zuni by Taylor Trade Publishing

Native American Pottery and Symbols

Films Produced in Abiquiú or about the Area - DVDs

Cowboys and Aliens
 

Magnificent Seven

Walker Texas Ranger, complete collection

Silverado
 

3:10 to Yuma

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Wyatt Earp

City Slickers

All the Pretty Horses

The Legend of the Lone Ranger

Bless Me Ultima

Anthony Bourdain: New Mexico

Georgia O'Keeffe (Lifetime)

Breaking Bad - the complete series

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