Revenge of the Saguaro

Revenge of the Saguaro

Offbeat Travels Through America's Southwest

eBook - 2010
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Who killed that saguaro outside Phoenix?What is the sound of one billboard falling?Cochise who?Tom Miller's Southwest is a vortex of cockfights and cantinas, of black-velvet paintings and tacky bolo ties, of eco-militants, border-crossers, and eccentric characters whose outlook is as spare and elemental as the desert that surrounds them. This is Miller's turf. With wit and insight, he reveals how the clich's of romanticism and capitalism have run amuck in his homeland. When a saguaro cactus outside Phoenix kills its own assassin, it becomes clear that no other guide to the southwest manifests
Publisher: El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781933693903
Characteristics: 1 online resource (225 p.) : ill.


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Jan 29, 2017

I moved to Tucson about 10 years ago and really enjoyed this book for it's historic and cultural events detailed within going back to the 1960's. The author knows the area well and shares his experience of the area in a very entertaining manner. Well done.

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