Arizona

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Compass American Guides, Jan 15, 1996 - Travel - 289 pages
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Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting. Outstanding color photography, plus a wealth of archival imagesTopical essays and literary extractsDetailed color mapsGreat ideas for things to see and doCapsule reviews of hotels and restaurants

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
8
MOUNTAINS
44
CANYONS
60
THE FIRST ARIZONANS
78
HISPANIC ARIZONA
93
MODERN INDIANS
108
MAKING ARIZONA
126
PHOENIX
142
Van Dyke on ferocious flora
24
John G Bourke on the horrible escorpion
35
Golf is Killing the Desert
42
Kartchner Caverns
58
Hopi Culture
118
Dr Vikki Stevens
124
Arizona Politics
138
Spring Training
184

ARIZONA TOWNS
162
ARTS
189
ARIZONA DREAMS
209
PRACTICAL INFORMATION
231
Frank Lloyd Wright
192
Eating in Arizona
245
Copyright

About the author (1996)

Lawrence W. Cheek is the architecture critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and is an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects. His most recent books include "The Navajo Long Walk" and "Kokopelli". A longtime Arizona resident, he now lives in Issaquah, Washington.

Michael Freeman is a renowned international photographer and writer who specializes in travel, architecture, and Asian art. He is particularly well known for his expertise in special effects. He has been principal photographer for the Smithsonian Magazine for many years, and he has worked for Time-Life Books and Reader's Digest. Michael is the author of more than 20 photographic books.

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