Cities of gold : A Journey Across the American Southwest. / Douglas Preston.
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- ISBN: 9780786755660 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : 212 Books, 2014.
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This new ebook edition of Cities of Gold includes for very first time over 100 never-before-published photographs taken during the author's epic, thousand mile horseback journey across Arizona and New Mexico. It also includes many rare and extraordinary historical photographs of the Old West, Native Americans, pioneers, prospectors, Indian pueblos, and vanished landscapes. The Old West's last glimmers flicker through this piercingly beautiful adventure, an unforgettable saga in which Preston, astride his horse Popeye, traverses the desert and mountain wilderness of Arizona and New Mexico retracing the trail-blazing 1540-41 expedition of Spanish Explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado in search of the legendary Seven Cities of Gold ... In place of the mythical winning of the West, Preston unfolds a harrowing tale of loss." - Publishers WeeklyThe entire book is a sheer pleasure to read." - The San Diego Union-TribuneA...
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