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Dinosaur National Monument

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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Essential Reading Package-EXUSW350

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Run, River, Run: A Naturalist's Journey Down One of the Great Rivers of the American West

USW394
Ann Zwinger
University of Arizona Press
1984
317
0816508852
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An account of travels on the author's beloved Green River, which runs from western Wyoming to eastern Utah before joining the Colorado.
$19.95

Canyon Wilderness of the Southwest

USW632
Jon Ortner (Photographer)
Welcome Books
2016
248
1599621312
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This unprecedented collection of photographs explores the diverse canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Grand Canyon, Bryce, Zion and Arches. The 200 color photographs are accompanied by quotations by authors and explorers.
$45.00

Rising from the Plains

USW18
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1986
213
0374520658
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's elegant and accessible essays show the geology of the Rockies through his travels with U.S. Geological Survey scientist David Love.
$16.00

Dinosaur National Monument Map

RKY38
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
2
0925873209
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A topographic map of Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado and Utah, at a scale of 1:75,000. Printed on waterproof, tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Colorado's Yampa River

USW832
John Fielder (Photographer), Patrick Tierney
Lightning Source
2015
172
0991499042
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Fielder and Tierney make their way down the entire length of the Yampa, from its headwaters in the Flat Tops Wilderness at 11,500 ft. to its confluence with the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument. They include an evocative discussion on history, nature and politics.
$45.00

Down the Great Unknown, John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

USW489
Edward Dolnick
HarperCollins
2002
400
0060955864
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting account of the one-armed Civil War veteran and his band of nine men who were the first to explore the mysterious Grand Canyon. Largely drawn from the crew's journals.
$13.99

Traces of Fremont, Society and Rock Art in Ancient Utah

USW838
Steven R. Simms
Univ of Utah
2010
144
1607810115
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With captivating photographs, this insider's look into Utah's Fremont Canyon offers a contemporary account of Fremont society, politics and art.
$24.95

Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

USW78
Wallace Stegner
Viking
1992
438
0140159940
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of explorer John Wesley Powell by the great Wallace Stegner, first published in 1954. It's both an adventure and an insightful look at the politics of development in the American West.
$18.00

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

USW80
John Wesley Powell
Penguin
2003
397
0142437522
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of adventure and exploration of the rivers and canyonlands of the Colorado Plateau, originally published in 1875 -- and still terrific reading for any traveler to the Grand Canyon.
$18.00

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

USW44
Isabella Bird
Dover Publications
2003
256
0486428036
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Isabella Bird was an inspiring -- and intrepid -- Victorian traveler. This book collects her letters home to her sister Henrietta during travels through the Colorado Rockies in 1873, a side-trip she made on the way home from Hawaii.
$7.95

Down the River

SWU73
Edward Abbey
Dutton Inc.
1991
242
0452265630
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A collection of essays, including Abbey's experiences in and around the Colorado River.
$17.00

A Green River Reader

USW834
Alan Blackstock (Editor)
Univ of Utah
2005
263
0874808375
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A nicely curated collection of writings from the likes of Kit Carson, Wallace Stegner, Edward Abbey and others humbled by the imposing canyon walls and the swift rapids of the Green River.
$17.95

Desert Solitaire

DES02
Edward Abbey
Touchstone
1990
303
0671695886
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
One of the great works on the value of the desert, eloquent and laugh-out-loud funny. Although Abbey writes specifically about his experiences as a ranger at Arches National Park outside Moab, Utah, his message is universal.
$16.00

A Naturalist's Guide to Canyon Country

USW289
David Williams, Gloria Brown (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2013
225
0762780711
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to the wildlife of the high desert of the Colorado Plateau and the nine national parks of the region. Williams includes an overview of the history, geology and ecology of the high desert along with basic information on identifying common plants and animals.
$24.95

Colorado's Yampa River

USW832
John Fielder (Photographer), Patrick Tierney
Lightning Source
2015
172
0991499042
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Fielder and Tierney make their way down the entire length of the Yampa, from its headwaters in the Flat Tops Wilderness at 11,500 ft. to its confluence with the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument. They include an evocative discussion on history, nature and politics.
$45.00

Down the Great Unknown, John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

USW489
Edward Dolnick
HarperCollins
2002
400
0060955864
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A riveting account of the one-armed Civil War veteran and his band of nine men who were the first to explore the mysterious Grand Canyon. Largely drawn from the crew's journals.
$13.99

Traces of Fremont, Society and Rock Art in Ancient Utah

USW838
Steven R. Simms
Univ of Utah
2010
144
1607810115
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With captivating photographs, this insider's look into Utah's Fremont Canyon offers a contemporary account of Fremont society, politics and art.
$24.95

Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

USW78
Wallace Stegner
Viking
1992
438
0140159940
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of explorer John Wesley Powell by the great Wallace Stegner, first published in 1954. It's both an adventure and an insightful look at the politics of development in the American West.
$18.00

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

USW80
John Wesley Powell
Penguin
2003
397
0142437522
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of adventure and exploration of the rivers and canyonlands of the Colorado Plateau, originally published in 1875 -- and still terrific reading for any traveler to the Grand Canyon.
$18.00

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

USW44
Isabella Bird
Dover Publications
2003
256
0486428036
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Isabella Bird was an inspiring -- and intrepid -- Victorian traveler. This book collects her letters home to her sister Henrietta during travels through the Colorado Rockies in 1873, a side-trip she made on the way home from Hawaii.
$7.95

Down the River

SWU73
Edward Abbey
Dutton Inc.
1991
242
0452265630
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A collection of essays, including Abbey's experiences in and around the Colorado River.
$17.00

A Green River Reader

USW834
Alan Blackstock (Editor)
Univ of Utah
2005
263
0874808375
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A nicely curated collection of writings from the likes of Kit Carson, Wallace Stegner, Edward Abbey and others humbled by the imposing canyon walls and the swift rapids of the Green River.
$17.95

Desert Solitaire

DES02
Edward Abbey
Touchstone
1990
303
0671695886
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
One of the great works on the value of the desert, eloquent and laugh-out-loud funny. Although Abbey writes specifically about his experiences as a ranger at Arches National Park outside Moab, Utah, his message is universal.
$16.00

A Naturalist's Guide to Canyon Country

USW289
David Williams, Gloria Brown (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2013
225
0762780711
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to the wildlife of the high desert of the Colorado Plateau and the nine national parks of the region. Williams includes an overview of the history, geology and ecology of the high desert along with basic information on identifying common plants and animals.
$24.95

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Abbey's Road

DES04
Edward Abbey
Dutton Inc.
1991
198
0452265649
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This anthology of Abbey's travels includes the cantankerous desert rat's entertaining account of exploring the Sierra Madre of Mexico.
$17.00

Anasazi America

USW228
David Stuart
University of New Mexico Press
2014
264
0826321798
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A thought-provoking, engaging account of the rise and fall of Anasazi society in the desert southwest.
$29.95

Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest

USW131
Stephen Plog, Amy Elizabeth Grey (Illustrator)
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500286930
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This illustrated introduction provides an in-depth look at the ancient cultures that first inhabited the pueblos and cliff dwellings of the American Southwest. Organized chronologically, it features hundreds of maps, mostly black-and-white photographs and site diagrams.
$26.95

Arches National Park

USW163
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2013
2
0925873128
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Arches, printed on tear- and water-resistant paper and shown at a scale of 1:35,000.
$11.95

Arizona Flipmap

USW211
Universal Map Enterprises
Universal Map Enterprises
1
1572624310
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
$6.99

The Best of Edward Abbey

GEN336
Edward Abbey (Editor)
Sierra Club Books
2005
440
1578051215
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
The garrulous Abbey compiled this wide-ranging guide to his essays and stories, including generous selections from Desert Solitaire, The Monkey Wrench Gang, Down the River and Confessions of a Barbarian. His good friend and editor Doug Peacock augments the original 1984 selection with an essay of the Sea of Cortez, chapter from an unpublished novel The Fool's Progress, a few poems and a chapter from Hayduke Lives!, the hilarious sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.
$16.95

The Big Year, A Tale Of Man, Nature, And Fowl Obsession

BRD29
Mark Obmascik
Free Press
2011
272
145164860X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Friday, October 14 sees the opening of David Frankel's The Big Year, the most unlikely Hollywood movie of the season. Who would have thought that Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson would star in a movie about ... birding. The movie is based on Mark Obmascik's utterly compelling account of a three-way race (roofing contractor, tycoon, software nerd) to see the most birds in a year.
$15.00

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$0.00

Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West

SWU31
Cormac McCarthy
Vintage Books
1992
337
0679728759
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
McCarthy's tale of a young man's involvement with a gang of marauding bandits, set in the glory days of the Wild West, is based on real events along the Tex-Mex border in the 1840s.
$16.00

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

Bryce Canyon National Park Map

USW143
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2006
2
1566952042
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiker's map of Bryce Canyon at a scale of 1:35,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

Moon Handbook New Mexico

USW613
Zora O'Neill
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
400
1631214209
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide is packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history, culture and destinations throughout New Mexico.
$21.99

Butch Cassidy, A Biography

USW355
Richard Patterson
Bison Books
1998
448
0803287569
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy and the ambiguities surrounding his life and death are examined in this biography, the most comprehensive published in over half a century.
$21.95

Butterflies through Binoculars, The West

BUG11
Jeffrey Glassberg
Oxford University Press
2001
374
0195106695
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A photographic identification guide to butterflies found throughout the western United States.
$55.00

Cabeza de Vaca's Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

SWU40
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
University of New Mexico Press
2003
204
082630656X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The epic story of a 16-the century conquistador lost in the American wilderness. Only a handful of men survived the eight-year trek across America from Tampa Bay to Sinaloa, Mexico.
$24.95

Cadillac Desert, The American West and Its Disappearing Water

USW246
Marc Reisner
Penguin Putnam
1993
582
0140178244
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A definitive history of water development in the American desert -- and a now-classic chronicle of wrong-headed policies and misadventures controlling the great rivers of the West.
$19.00

Canyon Country Wildflowers

USW155
Damian Fagan
Falcon Press
2012
152
1560445602
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide covers 190 of the most commonly encountered wildflowers, shrubs and trees of the Four Corners area.
$19.95

Canyonlands National Park Map

USW164
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2009
2
0925873101
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Canyonlands, printed on tear- and water-resistant paper at a scale of 1:70,000.
$11.95

Canyons of the Escalante Map

USW304
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2010
2
0925873985
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This full-color topographic map of Escalante, shown at a scale of 1:70,000 is printed on waterproof paper and includes information on area's major attractions.
$11.95

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

USA134
Kirkpatrick Sale
St. Martins
2006
464
1845111540
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A new edition of this wide-ranging and lucid portrait of the man and the legends surrounding him, originally published in 1990. Columbus is no hero in Sale's view but rather a sea-faring adventurer in search of glory, gold and god.
$21.00

Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West

USW361
Charles F. Wilkinson
Island Press
1993
320
155963149X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A discussion of development and conservation in the West.
$45.00

The Delight Makers

SWU20
Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
Harcourt Books
1971
490
0156252643
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1890, this novel by the pioneering archaeologist is a fictionalized reconstruction of prehistoric Indian life in the Four Corners area. Bandelier evokes not only the manner and customs and way of life of the Pueblo people but also the landscape and geography of the region.
$27.95

The Bonehunters' Revenge, Dinosaurs and Fate in the Gilded Age

GEN125
David Rains Wallace
Lightning Source
2000
256
0618082409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this riveting chronicle, Wallace details how Marsh and Cope battled for headlines during the golden age of dinosaur discovery.
$20.95

New Mexico, Images of a Land and Its People

USW814
Bill Richardson (Foreword), Art Gomez (Introduction), Lucian Niemeyer (Photographer)
University of New Mexico Press
2016
168
0826332587
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Featuring 150 handsome color photographs, this compendium presents New Mexico's diverse peoples (Paleo, Plains and Pueblo Indians, Hispanos and Anglos) and, of course, the state's magnificent scenery.
$29.95

Blood and Thunder, An Epic of the American West

USW763
Hampton Sides
Doubleday
2007
578
1400031109
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Prominent biographer and historian Hampton Sides brings us a story of epic proportions -- the American Army of the West and its decades-long battle with the Navajos. At the center of this sweeping tale is Kit Carson, the controversial frontiersman whose life ended in Taos, New Mexico.
$18.00

Digging Up Butch and Sundance

USW351
Anne Meadows
Bison Books
2003
396
0803282907
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A woman and her husband try to uncover the truth behind the story of the famous outlaws.
$24.95

The Spell of New Mexico

USW134
Tony Hillerman (Editor)
University of New Mexico Press
1984
105
0826307760
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A selection of 12 thoughtful essays on the New Mexico state of mind by great writers, including C.G. Jung, Mary Austin, D.H. Lawrence and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman succeeds in communicating the lure of the desert Southwest in this wonderful, literate introduction to the state.
$16.95

New Mexico, A History

USW745
Joseph P. Sanchez
University of Oklahoma Press
2014
400
080614663X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This cooperative effort between three native New Mexicans is the first complete history of New Mexico. It charts the state’s development from 16th-century Spanish colony to frontier province, from its 1912 American statehood to a hub of (often classified) scientific research. A vital source for anyone seeking to understand the complex history of the West.
$19.95

Encounters with the Archdruid

NAT47
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1990
245
0374514313
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
McPhee profiles the former president of the Sierra Club as he faces a developer, a geologist, and the Secretary of the Interior.
$16.00

Desert Survival Skills

DES06
David Alloway
University of Texas Press
2000
288
0292704925
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to survival in the desert, leavened by Alloway's sense of humor and own experience in the Chihuahuan desert. Topics include finding and conserving water, fire, shelter, weather, plant and animal resources, vehicle repair and first aid.
$26.95

Downcanyon, A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon

USW11
Ann Zwinger
University of Arizona Press
1995
320
0816515565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A vivid overview of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River, from Mile 0 at Lees Ferry to Mile 278 at Grand Wash Fault. Zwinger interweaves geology, plants, animals and human history in her account.
$24.95

Empire Express, Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

USW135
David Haward Bain
Viking
2000
816
0140084991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A magisterial history of the railroad that connected the East to the West -- and radically changed the face of America. It is quite a tale, featuring greed, corruption, disaster and many memorable characters.
$30.00

Eyewitness Guide Arizona & the Grand Canyon

SWU173
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
176
1465428593
PAPER
Guidebook
11/21/2017
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Arizona, complete with over 500 photographs, illustrations and maps, as well as plenty of travel information.
$20.00

Dark Beauty, Photographs of New Mexico

USW752
Jack Parsons
Independent Publishers Group
2014
148
1938086228
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Southwest photographer Parsons presents the rugged landscapes and the people of New Mexico, exploring religious iconography, far-flung ranches, small towns and wide open spaces in this full-color coffee table book.
$50.00

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Falcon Guide, Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

USW154
Bill Schneider
Falcon Press
2017
240
1493027395
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to the hiking trails and backcountry roads of Canyonlands and Arches, published in cooperation with the National Park Service.
$24.95

Falcon Guide, Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

USW138
Tamara Martin, Erik Molvar
Falcon Press
2013
256
0762782765
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In addition to useful trail descriptions, maps and safety techniques, this practical hiking guide to Zion and Bryce National Parks gives an overview of the area's natural history.
$21.95

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

FG08
Robert Stebbins
Houghton Mifflin Company
2003
533
0395982723
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The definitive field guide, with a special section on Baja's endemic species.
$22.00

Four Corners Regional Map

USW165
G.M. Johnson Maps
2015
2
1770684433
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided road map shows national parks, archaeological sites and attractions from the Grand Canyon to Chaco, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Bryce and Zion.
$5.95

Gathering the Desert

USW120
Gary Paul Nabhan
University of Arizona Press
1985
209
0816510148
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An ecologist with a particular interest in the origins of foodstuffs, Nabhan interweaves ethnography, biochemistry, natural history and journalism in this well-written account of desert cultures and botany in the American Southwest.
$22.95

The Bassett Women

USW350
Grace McClure
Ohio University Press
1985
247
0804008779
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of a pioneering family in eastern Utah, drawn from interviews, historical documents and memoirs. "Queen" Anne Bassett and her family were a resilient group who endured the harsh life of settlers in eastern Utah.
$18.95

New Mexico Wildlife, An Introduction to Familiar Species

SWU203
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552901
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handy fold-up card featuring color illustrations of common plants, animals and reptiles of New Mexico.
$7.95

Getting Over the Color Green

SWU62
Scott Slovic (Editor)
University of Arizona Press
2001
400
0816516650
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
An anthology and tribute to the American desert that highlights the work of renowned Southwestern authors.
$22.95

Gilead

USW441
Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
240
031242440X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A story about fathers and sons whose family history intersects with the U.S. Civil War. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
$16.00

Glen Canyon/Capitol Reef Map

SWU57
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
2
0925873136
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of Glen Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks.
$11.95

Grand Gulch Cedar Mesa Plateau Map

SWU101
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
0925873845
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable, topographic map of the Utah national park, including scenic viewpoints, campgrounds, boat launches, swimming areas, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges. Scaled at 1:45,000 and 1:90,000.
$11.95

Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region

USW422
Ron Adkison
Falcon Press
2011
347
0762760613
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hiking guide to the Glen Canyon region of Southern Utah.
$21.95

The River is Mine

SWU152
Ardian Gill
Aa Balkema
2002
304
0971660700
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel of John Wesley Powell and the exploration of the Colorado River.
$12.95

In Search of the Old Ones, Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest

USW157
David D. Roberts
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1997
271
0684832127
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An exuberant, engaging account of archaeological adventures in the desert Southwest. Roberts investigates the factors that may have led to the demise of the Anasazi civilization and looks into longstanding controversies.
$16.00

Centennial

USW344
James Michener
Random House
2007
928
0812978420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener's epic novel, written in celebration of America's bicentennial and the American West, spans 136 million years of Colorado history.
$20.00

Kingbird Highway, The Story of a Natural Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand

BRD27
Kenn Kaufman
Mariner Books
2006
336
0618709401
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kaufman's absorbing account of coming-of-age as a Wichita teenager on the road in 1973 with a summer's pay in his pocket and the goal of seeing as many birds as he could in a year.
$15.99

Lonely Planet Southwest USA

SWU99
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
576
1742207367
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed practical guide to traveling in the American Southwest.
$24.99

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

Mojave National Preserve Map

USW250
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
1566953839
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of Mojave National Preserve, at a scale of 1:125,000. Features very good topographical relief.
$11.95

Basin and Range

GEO13
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1990
216
0374516901
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's illuminating account of travels in the company of geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes along Route 80 from Utah to California.
$16.00

Life Through the Ages, A Commemorative Edition

SCI41
Charles R. Knight, Stephen Jay Gould (Introduction), Philip J. Currie (Introduction)
Indiana University Press
2001
96
0253339286
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
A classic by influential paleoartist Charles R. Knight, originally published in 1946. Knight's dinosaur reconstructions have fueled the imaginations of several generations of visitors to the American Museum of Natural History and Field Museum.
$19.95

The Complete Dinosaur

SCI42
James O. Farlow (Editor), M.K. Brett-Surman (Editor), Robert K. Walters (Editor)
Indiana University Press
2012
752
0253213134
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A scholarly survey of dinosaurs, their discovery, study, biology and evolution, geared to the serious dinosaur enthusiast. With hundreds of black-and-white drawings and photographs.
$85.00

T. Rex and the Crater of Doom

CAM68
Walter Alvarez
Princeton University Press
2008
208
0375702105
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A new edition of Alvarez's landmark account of the famous impact crater found in the Yucatan.
$18.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

FG09
Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$29.99

National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers

USA93
National Geographic
2008
192
142630255X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This colorful, readable guide to the U.S. is chock full of color-coded maps of each state and region, photographs, drawings and helpful statistics. Great for young travelers and their families.
$24.95

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

BJA26
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
University of California Press
2015
592
0520287479
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive natural history with 35 color illustrations, 25 black and white photographs, and 450 line drawings.
$39.95

Northeastern Utah Map

USW353
Utah Travel Council
Utah Travel Council
1975
1
0783406762
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of northeastern Utah, containing Salt Lake City, the Green River and Wasatch National Forest, at a scale of 1:357,000.
$4.95

Out of Work, A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States (20th Anniversary Edition)

GEN318
Alice Kessler-Harris
Oxford University Press
2003
432
0195157095
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A historical examination of the changing role of women in the workplace in the United States.
$24.95

Pages of Stone: Geology of Western National Parks and Monuments, Grand Canyon and the Plateau Country

USW380
Halka Chronic
Mountaineers
2004
158
0898866804
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An informative guide to the geology of the Colorado Plateau, some of the most ruggedly beautiful land in the Southwest. With mostly black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams and glossary.
$21.95

Patterns of Culture

PNG10
Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead (Introduction)
Mariner Books
2006
290
0395500885
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This pioneering book compares and contrasts three native cultures.
$15.95

Poet of the Appetites, The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher

GEN316
Joan Reardon
North Point Press
2005
544
0865476217
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the prolific food and travel writer, who wrote over thirty books from 1943 until her death in 1992.
$45.00

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Jon Dunn
National Geographic
2017
592
1426218354
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This guide is the veteran's choice for birding anywhere in the United States. Practical to use in the field, it has maps, illustrations and descriptions of the birds on facing pages.
$29.99

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

FG08
Robert Stebbins
Houghton Mifflin Company
2003
533
0395982723
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The definitive field guide, with a special section on Baja's endemic species.
$22.00

Roadside Geology, Utah

USW30
Halka Chronic
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2014
416
0878426183
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Designed for the roadside traveler, this series explains in detail the geologic history of Utah as seen through the car window. A great introduction to basic geomorphology and how the dramatic landscapes were formed.
$26.00

Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province, Exploring Ancient and Enduring Uses

USW09
William Dunmire, Gail Tierney
Museum of New Mexico
1995
304
0890132720
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An accessible guide to the diverse plant communities of the Pueblo people.
$22.50

Downcanyon, A Naturalist Explores the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon

USW11
Ann Zwinger
University of Arizona Press
1995
320
0816515565
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A vivid overview of the Grand Canyon and Colorado River, from Mile 0 at Lees Ferry to Mile 278 at Grand Wash Fault. Zwinger interweaves geology, plants, animals and human history in her account.
$24.95

Abbey's Road

DES04
Edward Abbey
Dutton Inc.
1991
198
0452265649
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This anthology of Abbey's travels includes the cantankerous desert rat's entertaining account of exploring the Sierra Madre of Mexico.
$17.00

Richard Wetherill, Anasazi

USW39
Frank McNitt
University New Mexico
1974
380
0826303293
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An engrossing biography of a man instrumental in discovering, exploring, and excavating ancient sites throughout the Southwest.
$29.95

Patterns of Culture

PNG10
Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead (Introduction)
Mariner Books
2006
290
0395500885
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This pioneering book compares and contrasts three native cultures.
$15.95

T. Rex and the Crater of Doom

CAM68
Walter Alvarez
Princeton University Press
2008
208
0375702105
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A new edition of Alvarez's landmark account of the famous impact crater found in the Yucatan.
$18.95

A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

BJA26
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
University of California Press
2015
592
0520287479
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive natural history with 35 color illustrations, 25 black and white photographs, and 450 line drawings.
$39.95

Gathering the Desert

USW120
Gary Paul Nabhan
University of Arizona Press
1985
209
0816510148
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An ecologist with a particular interest in the origins of foodstuffs, Nabhan interweaves ethnography, biochemistry, natural history and journalism in this well-written account of desert cultures and botany in the American Southwest.
$22.95

Southwestern Utah Map

USW124
Utah Travel Council
Utah Travel Council
2
0783406789
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of southwestern Utah at a scale of 1:375,000.
$4.95

Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest

USW131
Stephen Plog, Amy Elizabeth Grey (Illustrator)
Thames & Hudson
2008
224
0500286930
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This illustrated introduction provides an in-depth look at the ancient cultures that first inhabited the pueblos and cliff dwellings of the American Southwest. Organized chronologically, it features hundreds of maps, mostly black-and-white photographs and site diagrams.
$26.95

The Spell of New Mexico

USW134
Tony Hillerman (Editor)
University of New Mexico Press
1984
105
0826307760
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A selection of 12 thoughtful essays on the New Mexico state of mind by great writers, including C.G. Jung, Mary Austin, D.H. Lawrence and Lawrence Clark Powell. Hillerman succeeds in communicating the lure of the desert Southwest in this wonderful, literate introduction to the state.
$16.95

Empire Express, Building the First Transcontinental Railroad

USW135
David Haward Bain
Viking
2000
816
0140084991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A magisterial history of the railroad that connected the East to the West -- and radically changed the face of America. It is quite a tale, featuring greed, corruption, disaster and many memorable characters.
$30.00

Falcon Guide, Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

USW138
Tamara Martin, Erik Molvar
Falcon Press
2013
256
0762782765
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In addition to useful trail descriptions, maps and safety techniques, this practical hiking guide to Zion and Bryce National Parks gives an overview of the area's natural history.
$21.95

Bryce Canyon National Park Map

USW143
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2006
2
1566952042
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiker's map of Bryce Canyon at a scale of 1:35,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

Zion National Park Map

USW144
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2012
2
1566952972
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed hiker's topographic map of Zion National Park at a scale of 1:38,000, printed on tear-resistant, waterproof paper.
$11.95

Falcon Guide, Hiking Canyonlands and Arches National Parks

USW154
Bill Schneider
Falcon Press
2017
240
1493027395
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to the hiking trails and backcountry roads of Canyonlands and Arches, published in cooperation with the National Park Service.
$24.95

Canyon Country Wildflowers

USW155
Damian Fagan
Falcon Press
2012
152
1560445602
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide covers 190 of the most commonly encountered wildflowers, shrubs and trees of the Four Corners area.
$19.95

In Search of the Old Ones, Exploring the Anasazi World of the Southwest

USW157
David D. Roberts
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1997
271
0684832127
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
An exuberant, engaging account of archaeological adventures in the desert Southwest. Roberts investigates the factors that may have led to the demise of the Anasazi civilization and looks into longstanding controversies.
$16.00

Arches National Park

USW163
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2013
2
0925873128
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Arches, printed on tear- and water-resistant paper and shown at a scale of 1:35,000.
$11.95

Canyonlands National Park Map

USW164
National Geographic Maps
Trails Illustrated
2009
2
0925873101
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable topographic map of Canyonlands, printed on tear- and water-resistant paper at a scale of 1:70,000.
$11.95

Four Corners Regional Map

USW165
G.M. Johnson Maps
2015
2
1770684433
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided road map shows national parks, archaeological sites and attractions from the Grand Canyon to Chaco, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Bryce and Zion.
$5.95

Arizona Flipmap

USW211
Universal Map Enterprises
Universal Map Enterprises
1
1572624310
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
$6.99

The Bonehunters' Revenge, Dinosaurs and Fate in the Gilded Age

GEN125
David Rains Wallace
Lightning Source
2000
256
0618082409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this riveting chronicle, Wallace details how Marsh and Cope battled for headlines during the golden age of dinosaur discovery.
$20.95

Desert Survival Skills

DES06
David Alloway
University of Texas Press
2000
288
0292704925
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to survival in the desert, leavened by Alloway's sense of humor and own experience in the Chihuahuan desert. Topics include finding and conserving water, fire, shelter, weather, plant and animal resources, vehicle repair and first aid.
$26.95

Anasazi America

USW228
David Stuart
University of New Mexico Press
2014
264
0826321798
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A thought-provoking, engaging account of the rise and fall of Anasazi society in the desert southwest.
$29.95

Basin and Range

GEO13
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1990
216
0374516901
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McPhee's illuminating account of travels in the company of geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes along Route 80 from Utah to California.
$16.00

Encounters with the Archdruid

NAT47
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1990
245
0374514313
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
McPhee profiles the former president of the Sierra Club as he faces a developer, a geologist, and the Secretary of the Interior.
$16.00

Cadillac Desert, The American West and Its Disappearing Water

USW246
Marc Reisner
Penguin Putnam
1993
582
0140178244
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A definitive history of water development in the American desert -- and a now-classic chronicle of wrong-headed policies and misadventures controlling the great rivers of the West.
$19.00

Mojave National Preserve Map

USW250
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2008
2
1566953839
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of Mojave National Preserve, at a scale of 1:125,000. Features very good topographical relief.
$11.95

Sacred Objects and Sacred Places, Preserving Tribal Traditions

USW269
Andrew Gulliford
University Press of Colorado
2000
328
0870815792
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A study of the preservation of Native American artifacts and sites.
$34.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

USW286
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1999
447
0679446818
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact field guide to 1,000 commonly encountered plants and animals of Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. With 1,500 color photographs, 11 maps and 16 night-sky charts.
$22.95

Canyons of the Escalante Map

USW304
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2010
2
0925873985
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This full-color topographic map of Escalante, shown at a scale of 1:70,000 is printed on waterproof paper and includes information on area's major attractions.
$11.95

Wisdom of the Elders, Sacred Native Stories of Nature

GEN156
David Suzuki
Bantam Doubleday
1993
274
0553372637
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The juxtaposition of Native American and scientific views on the ecology of the Southwest.
$19.00

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah

SWU14
Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1999
448
067944680x
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact photographic guide to the wildflowers, trees, mosses, butterflies, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals of the American Southwest.
$22.95

Life Through the Ages, A Commemorative Edition

SCI41
Charles R. Knight, Stephen Jay Gould (Introduction), Philip J. Currie (Introduction)
Indiana University Press
2001
96
0253339286
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
A classic by influential paleoartist Charles R. Knight, originally published in 1946. Knight's dinosaur reconstructions have fueled the imaginations of several generations of visitors to the American Museum of Natural History and Field Museum.
$19.95

The Complete Dinosaur

SCI42
James O. Farlow (Editor), M.K. Brett-Surman (Editor), Robert K. Walters (Editor)
Indiana University Press
2012
752
0253213134
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A scholarly survey of dinosaurs, their discovery, study, biology and evolution, geared to the serious dinosaur enthusiast. With hundreds of black-and-white drawings and photographs.
$85.00

Centennial

USW344
James Michener
Random House
2007
928
0812978420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Michener's epic novel, written in celebration of America's bicentennial and the American West, spans 136 million years of Colorado history.
$20.00

The Southwest Inside Out, An Illustrated Guide to the Land and its History

USW345
Thomas Wiewandt, Maureen Wilks
Mountain Press Publishing Company
2010
208
1879728060
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An outstanding guide to understanding the geomorphology of the Southwest, featuring the author's color photographs of canyons, dunes and other landforms.
$24.95

The Delight Makers

SWU20
Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
Harcourt Books
1971
490
0156252643
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
First published in 1890, this novel by the pioneering archaeologist is a fictionalized reconstruction of prehistoric Indian life in the Four Corners area. Bandelier evokes not only the manner and customs and way of life of the Pueblo people but also the landscape and geography of the region.
$27.95

The Bassett Women

USW350
Grace McClure
Ohio University Press
1985
247
0804008779
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The story of a pioneering family in eastern Utah, drawn from interviews, historical documents and memoirs. "Queen" Anne Bassett and her family were a resilient group who endured the harsh life of settlers in eastern Utah.
$18.95

Digging Up Butch and Sundance

USW351
Anne Meadows
Bison Books
2003
396
0803282907
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A woman and her husband try to uncover the truth behind the story of the famous outlaws.
$24.95

USA Southwest, Southern Rockies Map

SWU21
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
1
3828302483
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the American Southwest at a scale of 1:3,000,000 with roads, parks and topography.
$9.95

Northeastern Utah Map

USW353
Utah Travel Council
Utah Travel Council
1975
1
0783406762
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of northeastern Utah, containing Salt Lake City, the Green River and Wasatch National Forest, at a scale of 1:357,000.
$4.95

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

Butch Cassidy, A Biography

USW355
Richard Patterson
Bison Books
1998
448
0803287569
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy and the ambiguities surrounding his life and death are examined in this biography, the most comprehensive published in over half a century.
$21.95

Crossing the Next Meridian: Land, Water, and the Future of the West

USW361
Charles F. Wilkinson
Island Press
1993
320
155963149X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A discussion of development and conservation in the West.
$45.00

Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West

SWU31
Cormac McCarthy
Vintage Books
1992
337
0679728759
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
McCarthy's tale of a young man's involvement with a gang of marauding bandits, set in the glory days of the Wild West, is based on real events along the Tex-Mex border in the 1840s.
$16.00

Travelers Guide to the Geology of the Colorado Plateau

SWU32
Donald L. Baars
University of Chicago Press
2002
296
0874807158
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A clearly written survey of the geology of the Four Corners region.
$25.00

Pages of Stone: Geology of Western National Parks and Monuments, Grand Canyon and the Plateau Country

USW380
Halka Chronic
Mountaineers
2004
158
0898866804
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An informative guide to the geology of the Colorado Plateau, some of the most ruggedly beautiful land in the Southwest. With mostly black-and-white photographs, maps, diagrams and glossary.
$21.95

Cabeza de Vaca's Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America

SWU40
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
University of New Mexico Press
2003
204
082630656X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The epic story of a 16-the century conquistador lost in the American wilderness. Only a handful of men survived the eight-year trek across America from Tampa Bay to Sinaloa, Mexico.
$24.95

Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time

GEO16
Stephen Jay Gould
Harvard University Press
1988
222
0674891996
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An exploration of the impact of geological science on human thought.
$31.00

Rebel of the Rockies, A History of the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad

USW393
Robert G. Athearn
University of Nebraska Press
1977
395
0803258615
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This history of one of the old big-time railroads provides an account of an interesting aspect of the opening of the west, even if it is sprinkled with a fair amount of legalese.
$35.00

Red: Passion and Patience in the Desert

USW398
Terry Tempest Williams
Vintage Books
2002
240
0375725180
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A series of lyrical, thoughtful essays on the power and beauty of the Red Rock Wilderness of southern Utah, including Grand Staircase, Canyonlands, Glen Canyon, Moab and the Great Basin.
$15.95

Recreational Map of Utah

SWU48
GTR Mapping
GTR Mapping
2014
2
188126209X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A very good fold-out map of Utah at a scale of 1:800,000 showing topography, parks and wilderness areas, cities, towns and roads.
$4.95

Glen Canyon/Capitol Reef Map

SWU57
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
2
0925873136
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed topographic map of Glen Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks.
$11.95

Butterflies through Binoculars, The West

BUG11
Jeffrey Glassberg
Oxford University Press
2001
374
0195106695
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A photographic identification guide to butterflies found throughout the western United States.
$55.00

Scats and Tracks of the Desert Southwest

SWU61
James Halfpenny, Todd Telander (Illustrator)
Falcon Press
2015
192
1493009931
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An essential pocket guide to tracks, scats and signs of not just the mammals of the region but also the reptiles, amphibians and birds. Each of the species gets a double-page spread with line drawings of the animal, scat and track, range map, and description.
$12.95

Getting Over the Color Green

SWU62
Scott Slovic (Editor)
University of Arizona Press
2001
400
0816516650
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
An anthology and tribute to the American desert that highlights the work of renowned Southwestern authors.
$22.95

Lonely Planet Southwest USA

SWU99
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
576
1742207367
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed practical guide to traveling in the American Southwest.
$24.99

Grand Gulch Cedar Mesa Plateau Map

SWU101
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2011
2
0925873845
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A durable, topographic map of the Utah national park, including scenic viewpoints, campgrounds, boat launches, swimming areas, marine sanctuaries and wildlife refuges. Scaled at 1:45,000 and 1:90,000.
$11.95

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

USW418
David Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2016
512
0307957926
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact, geographically specific version of the Sibley Guide with all new range maps, the same glorious illustrations and expanded, extremely valuable descriptions of each bird.
$19.95

Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante and the Glen Canyon Region

USW422
Ron Adkison
Falcon Press
2011
347
0762760613
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hiking guide to the Glen Canyon region of Southern Utah.
$21.95

Singing Stone, A Natural History of the Escalante Canyons

USW423
Thomas Lowe Fleischner
Univ of Utah
1999
212
0874806194
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Natural history and personal narrative of the Escalante Cayons.
$21.95

Mammals of North America

NAM11
Roland W. Kays, Don E. Wilson
Princeton University Press
2009
248
0691140928
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Fully revised, this second edition covers 462 mammals found throughout the United States and Canada. With 112 color plates, range maps and concise descriptive information.
$19.95

The River is Mine

SWU152
Ardian Gill
Aa Balkema
2002
304
0971660700
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel of John Wesley Powell and the exploration of the Colorado River.
$12.95

Gilead

USW441
Marilynne Robinson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
240
031242440X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A story about fathers and sons whose family history intersects with the U.S. Civil War. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
$16.00

Poet of the Appetites, The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher

GEN316
Joan Reardon
North Point Press
2005
544
0865476217
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the prolific food and travel writer, who wrote over thirty books from 1943 until her death in 1992.
$45.00

Out of Work, A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States (20th Anniversary Edition)

GEN318
Alice Kessler-Harris
Oxford University Press
2003
432
0195157095
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A historical examination of the changing role of women in the workplace in the United States.
$24.95

National Geographic United States Atlas for Young Explorers

USA93
National Geographic
2008
192
142630255X
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This colorful, readable guide to the U.S. is chock full of color-coded maps of each state and region, photographs, drawings and helpful statistics. Great for young travelers and their families.
$24.95

Native Universe, Voices of Indian America

USA95
Clifford E. Trafzer
National Geographic
2008
320
1426203357
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This sumptuously illustrated cultural history, written exclusively by Native Americans, is published in celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
$22.00

The Secret Knowledge of Water

SWU169
Craig Childs
Back Bay Books
2001
304
0316610690
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Naturalist and adventurer Craig Childs's lyrical travelogue of his journey through Arizona, Utah, the Grand Canyon and Northern Mexico.
$16.00

Eyewitness Guide Arizona & the Grand Canyon

SWU173
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
176
1465428593
PAPER
Guidebook
11/21/2017
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Arizona, complete with over 500 photographs, illustrations and maps, as well as plenty of travel information.
$20.00

The Best of Edward Abbey

GEN336
Edward Abbey (Editor)
Sierra Club Books
2005
440
1578051215
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
The garrulous Abbey compiled this wide-ranging guide to his essays and stories, including generous selections from Desert Solitaire, The Monkey Wrench Gang, Down the River and Confessions of a Barbarian. His good friend and editor Doug Peacock augments the original 1984 selection with an essay of the Sea of Cortez, chapter from an unpublished novel The Fool's Progress, a few poems and a chapter from Hayduke Lives!, the hilarious sequel to The Monkey Wrench Gang.
$16.95

Kingbird Highway, The Story of a Natural Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand

BRD27
Kenn Kaufman
Mariner Books
2006
336
0618709401
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kaufman's absorbing account of coming-of-age as a Wichita teenager on the road in 1973 with a summer's pay in his pocket and the goal of seeing as many birds as he could in a year.
$15.99

To See Every Bird On Earth: A Father, A Son, And A Lifelong Obsession

BRD28
Dan Koeppel
Penguin Putnam
2006
304
0452285399
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this enormously appealing memoir of a life devoted to birds. Koeppel chronicles his father's growing obsession and accomplishment as an elite birdwatcher, one of a handful of people who have tallied 7,000 species.
$14.00

The Big Year, A Tale Of Man, Nature, And Fowl Obsession

BRD29
Mark Obmascik
Free Press
2011
272
145164860X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Friday, October 14 sees the opening of David Frankel's The Big Year, the most unlikely Hollywood movie of the season. Who would have thought that Jack Black, Steve Martin and Owen Wilson would star in a movie about ... birding. The movie is based on Mark Obmascik's utterly compelling account of a three-way race (roofing contractor, tycoon, software nerd) to see the most birds in a year.
$15.00

Return to Wild America, A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul

USA123
Scott Weidensaul
North Point Press
2006
416
0865477310
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An eye-opening trek in the footsteps of conservation pioneers Roger Tory Peterson and James Fisher, whose 1953 journey across America resulted in the classic Wild America.
$17.00

New Mexico Wildlife, An Introduction to Familiar Species

SWU203
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2005
1583552901
PLASTIC CARD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handy fold-up card featuring color illustrations of common plants, animals and reptiles of New Mexico.
$7.95

Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise

USA134
Kirkpatrick Sale
St. Martins
2006
464
1845111540
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A new edition of this wide-ranging and lucid portrait of the man and the legends surrounding him, originally published in 1990. Columbus is no hero in Sale's view but rather a sea-faring adventurer in search of glory, gold and god.
$21.00

Moon Handbook New Mexico

USW613
Zora O'Neill
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
400
1631214209
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive guide is packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history, culture and destinations throughout New Mexico.
$21.99

Dinosaurus, The Complete Guide

BST232
Steve Parker
Firefly Books
2016
320
1770857761
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
This helpful reference identifies 500 species of dinosaurs -- from flesh-eaters to egg-stealers -- describing their appearance, diet and life habits. With vivid full-color illustrations.
$29.95

New Mexico, A History

USW745
Joseph P. Sanchez
University of Oklahoma Press
2014
400
080614663X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This cooperative effort between three native New Mexicans is the first complete history of New Mexico. It charts the state’s development from 16th-century Spanish colony to frontier province, from its 1912 American statehood to a hub of (often classified) scientific research. A vital source for anyone seeking to understand the complex history of the West.
$19.95

Dark Beauty, Photographs of New Mexico

USW752
Jack Parsons
Independent Publishers Group
2014
148
1938086228
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Southwest photographer Parsons presents the rugged landscapes and the people of New Mexico, exploring religious iconography, far-flung ranches, small towns and wide open spaces in this full-color coffee table book.
$50.00

Blood and Thunder, An Epic of the American West

USW763
Hampton Sides
Doubleday
2007
578
1400031109
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Prominent biographer and historian Hampton Sides brings us a story of epic proportions -- the American Army of the West and its decades-long battle with the Navajos. At the center of this sweeping tale is Kit Carson, the controversial frontiersman whose life ended in Taos, New Mexico.
$18.00

New Mexico, Images of a Land and Its People

USW814
Bill Richardson (Foreword), Art Gomez (Introduction), Lucian Niemeyer (Photographer)
University of New Mexico Press
2016
168
0826332587
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Featuring 150 handsome color photographs, this compendium presents New Mexico's diverse peoples (Paleo, Plains and Pueblo Indians, Hispanos and Anglos) and, of course, the state's magnificent scenery.
$29.95

For Kids

The Butterfly Dance

SWU25
Gerald Dawavendawa
Abbeville Publishing Group
2001
32
0789201615
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
To bring rain to the parched land of the Southwest, a young Hopi girl and her family, part of the "Rabbit Clan," perform the "Butterfly Dance." This tale depicts the characters as animals in wonderful illustrations.
$14.95

The Desert is Theirs

SWU106
Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
Aladdin Books
1987
32
0689711050
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Baylor sweetly conjures the desert and its residents, both human and animal, in verse in this Caldecott Honor Book for younger readers, featuring large, evocative watercolor paintings.
$7.99

When Clay Sings

SWU103
Bird Baylor
Aladdin Books
1987
32
0689711069
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Bird Baylor's book, first published in 1972, endures as a remarkable evocation of the southwestern landscape and its ancient inhabitants. Tom Bahti illustrated; ages 4-8.
$7.99

For Kids

The Butterfly Dance

SWU25
Gerald Dawavendawa
Abbeville Publishing Group
2001
32
0789201615
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
To bring rain to the parched land of the Southwest, a young Hopi girl and her family, part of the "Rabbit Clan," perform the "Butterfly Dance." This tale depicts the characters as animals in wonderful illustrations.
$14.95

When Clay Sings

SWU103
Bird Baylor
Aladdin Books
1987
32
0689711069
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Bird Baylor's book, first published in 1972, endures as a remarkable evocation of the southwestern landscape and its ancient inhabitants. Tom Bahti illustrated; ages 4-8.
$7.99

The Desert is Theirs

SWU106
Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
Aladdin Books
1987
32
0689711050
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Baylor sweetly conjures the desert and its residents, both human and animal, in verse in this Caldecott Honor Book for younger readers, featuring large, evocative watercolor paintings.
$7.99