American West

Arizona War

A Colton Brothers Saga
By Melody Groves

The Colton brothers must overcome Apaches, Confederate Texans, and their own demons at the start of the Civil War.

The Chouteaus

First Family of the Fur Trade
By Stan Hoig

The story of the family that founded St. Louis and contributed to opening the West to American expansion.

The Migrant Project

Contemporary California Farm Workers
Photographs by Rick Nahmias

Iconic photographs and the stories of the men, women, and children who work California's farms and orchards to feed America.

Mountain Time

A Yellowstone Memoir
By Paul Schullery

Schullery's heartfelt reflections on his relationship to the wildness of Yellowstone Park.

Hecho en Tejas

An Anthology of Texas Mexican Literature
Edited by Dagoberto Gilb

Gilb has created more than a literary anthology--this is a mosaic of the cultural and historical stories of Texas Mexican writers, musicians, and artists.

Eye of the West

Photographs by Nancy Wood
Photographs by Nancy Wood

This collection of photographs from the last three decades by Western writer and photographer Nancy Wood captures the people and places of rural Colorado and New Mexico.

A Woman in the Great Outdoors

Adventures in the National Park Service
By Melody Webb

Melody Webb's reflections on her twenty-five-year career in the National Park Service is an insider's account of a public bureaucracy.

Playing the Odds

Las Vegas and the Modern West
By Hal Rothman
Edited by Lincoln Bramwell

"Hal Rothman is both the greatest Western historian of his generation and an H. L. Mencken in cowboy boots."--Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and Buda's Wagon

Who Killed Chester Pray?

A Death Valley Mystery
By Nicholas Clapp

New and revealing information on one of Death Valley's most provocative unsolved mysteries.

Subjects: American West

Four and Twenty Photographs

Stories from Behind the Lens
Photographs by Craig Varjabedian

One of the West's most eloquent photographers shares his favorite images and his stories of how they came to be.

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