Church, Peggy Pond
Title The House at Otowi Bridge the Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition Good Jacket
Publisher Albequerque, New Mexico The University of New Mexico Press 1960
Illustrator Boyd, Connie Fox
Seller ID 000521
Second printing. Previous owner's stamp on free endpaper. Orange boards with red lettering. Some foxing to top edges. Small tears to dj. Original price $3.50 on dj. It was Edith Warner in her little house by the bridge on the road to Los Alamos, who saw it all happen... This shy little spinster from Pennsylvania lived for more than twenty years as neighbor to the Indians of San Ildefenso Pueblo, and when she died they buried her among thm... The scientists who took our place at Los Alomos became her friends. It was one othe strange aspects of Edith Warner's fate that brought these men and their wives from many nations to gather around her table. Among them were some of the great minds in Europe and America, and their work was to change our world beyond believing, Edith's house became a kind of sancturary for them in the tense years before Hiroshima."- the Foreword.Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Boyd, Connie Fox. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.