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.
"[An] absorbing book.... Flores is a master storyteller."--Natural
"[An] engaging study."--New Yorker
"A beautifully readable and meticulously researched book."--Forbes.com
"A masterly synthesis of scientific research and personal observation."--Wall Street Journal
"Compassionate and captivating."--Christian Science Monitor
Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
Winner of the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award