Synopses & Reviews
This book brings together essays, criticism, and excerpts to provide a varied and fascinating account of the American West, its history, and our need to preserve it.
About the Author
T. H. Watkins (1936-2000) was the first Wallace Stegner Dis-tinguished Professor of Western American Studies at Montana State University. Watkins wrote twenty-eight books on history, the environment, and nature, including Righteous Pilgrim: The Life of Harold Ickes, which won a Los Angeles Times Book Award.