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Western Lit: A Basque Writer Transplanted to the West Takes a Critical Look at America in ‘Nevada Days’

The Basque Country of northern Spain and southern France is a land of misty coastlines and damp mountains—green and soft. Yet in the 19th and 20th centuries, many Basques immigrated to some of the driest regions of the United States—places like Nevada, eastern Oregon and Idaho. One Basque shepherd recalled his first experiences after arriving […]