The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos by Peggy Pond ChurchThe House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos by Peggy Pond Church

The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos

byPeggy Pond ChurchIllustratorConnie Fox Boyd

Paperback | May 1, 1973

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This is the story of Edith Warner, who lived for more than twenty years as a neighbor to the Indians of San Ildefonso Pueblo, near Los Alamos, New Mexico. She was a remarkable woman, a friend to everyone who knew her, from her Indian companion Tilano, who was an elder of San Ildefonso, to Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and the other atomic scientists who worked at Los Alamos during World War II.

"A finely told tale of a strange land and of a rare character who united with it and, without seeming to do anything to that end, exerted an unusual influence upon all other lovers of that soil with whom she came in contact. The quality of the country, of the many kinds of people, and of the central character come through excellently." --Oliver La Farge

Born in 1903 in Watrous, New Mexico, Peggy Church lived on the Pajarito Plateau as a child. In 1922, Church left New Mexico to attended Smith College. Returning home two years later, she lived at the Los Alamos Ranch School, which was founded by her father. Church moved from Watrous to Taos, New Mexico, then to Berkeley, California, be...
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Title:The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los AlamosFormat:PaperbackDimensions:159 pages, 7.98 × 5.38 × 0.4 inPublished:May 1, 1973Publisher:University Of New Mexico Press

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ISBN - 10:0826302815

ISBN - 13:9780826302816

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