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American Southwest: True Stories of Life on the Road (Travelers' Tales Guides)

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With its vast vistas, splendid sunsets, and rich history, the American Southwest has always inspired superb writing. "Travelers' Tales Southwest" features a choice selection of some of the best by Tony Hillerman, David Roberts, Barbara Kingsolver, Alex Schoumatoff, Terry Tempest Williams, Edward Abbey, and others. Maps.

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With its vast vistas, splendid sunsets, and rich history, the American Southwest has always inspired superb writing. Travelers Tales Southwest features a selection of some of the best. Tony Hillerman explores the wonders of Canyon de Chelly, while Douglas Preston takes the reader on a poignant journey into the land of the Hopi. Barbara Kingsolver learns how to live in harmony with the desert, and Barbara Beckwith joins the secret world of Native American pottery hunters. The book covers a wide physical and mythic terrain, with essays on director John Fords dramatic use of Monument Valley, and the Mad Monks bizarre excursion through “Planet Nevada.”

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885211583
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean
Editor:
O'Reilly, Sean; O'Reilly, James
Editor:
O'Reilly, James
Author:
O'Reilly, Sean
Author:
O'Reilly, James
Publisher:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
North America
Subject:
United States - South - West South Central (General)
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Southwestern States
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Southwest, new
Subject:
Travelers' writings, American
Subject:
United States / West / Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NM, UT, WY)
Subject:
Travel-US Southwestern States
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Travelers' Tales Guides
Series Volume:
no. 141
Publication Date:
20010231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Maps
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 in 14.5 lb

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History and Social Science » Americana » Southwest
History and Social Science » Americana » Western States
Travel » North America » United States » Southwestern States
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With its vast vistas, splendid sunsets, and rich history, the American Southwest has always inspired superb writing. Travelers Tales Southwest features a selection of some of the best. Tony Hillerman explores the wonders of Canyon de Chelly, while Douglas Preston takes the reader on a poignant journey into the land of the Hopi. Barbara Kingsolver learns how to live in harmony with the desert, and Barbara Beckwith joins the secret world of Native American pottery hunters. The book covers a wide physical and mythic terrain, with essays on director John Fords dramatic use of Monument Valley, and the Mad Monks bizarre excursion through “Planet Nevada.”
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