Dan Flores is the A. B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of Western History at the University of Montana, and the author of ten books on various aspects of western US history. Flores lives just outside Santa Fe, New Mexico.
"A beautifully readable and meticulously researched book."--Forbes.com "Compassionate and captivating."--Christian Science Monitor "[An] absorbing book.... Flores is a master storyteller."--Natural History "[An] engaging study."--New Yorker "A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation."--Wall Street Journal Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award