Canyons of the Southwest

A Tour of the Great Canyon Country from Colorado to Northern Mexico

John Annerino (Author)
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The canyons of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico contain some of the most dramatic landscapes in the world. John Annerino's pictorial celebration of this visually rich region is a handsome memento for those who have heard the wind whistling in these haunting canyons, and a beckoning invitation for those who have not yet made the journey.

Annerino has spent much of his adult life exploring this territory—as wilderness runner, adventurer, and photojournalist—and combines his firsthand knowledge with his expertise as a nature photographer and author to create an intimate portrait of these timeless places. Accompanying the photographs are informative essays describing the region's geological and human history.

"Canyons of the Southwest offers John Annerino's reverent and ravishing photographs of the 'haunting steepness' between the Four Corners states, Sonora and Chihuahua." — Washington Post

"The stunning color photographs—views of lunar-looking landscapes, stupendous chasms, towering rock formations and abandoned cliff dwellings painted gold by the sun—truly capture the beauty and drama of these natural wonders."
Publishers Weekly

"A stunning coffee-table book. . . . The accompanying essays are authoritative and upbeat." — Booklist

"Geologically venerable, resonant with human history, stunningly beautiful, these are certainly among our most imposing and seductive natural environments. Annerino's paean to them is handsome and thoughtful." —Los Angeles Times

Canyons of the Southwest
144 Pages 8.5 x 11 x 0.4
Published: October 2000Paperback ISBN: 9780816520923

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