Forgotten Tales of New Mexico

From the Apache Wars to Los Alamos, New Mexico's rich past offers a colorful medley of emboldened caracters and controversial schemes that shaped the course of history.  In this collection of forgotten tales, Ellen Dornan relates the stories of heroic outcasts and scheming governors, female warriors and fierce revolutionaries. Meet the crew that accidentally dropped a hydrogen bomb on a sage-covered mesa, the Union troops who surrendered after “destroying” a cache of whiskey, the governor who rerouted Route 66 to spite his successor and the first African American woman to enlist in the U.S. Army. From the desk of master storyteller and local author Ellen Dornan comes an assortment of delightfully quirky tales from the Land of Enchantment.