Wildsam Field Guides Desert Southwest

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Wildsam Field Guides: Desert Southwest leads travelers into the most authentic experience of this American region, working closely with an eclectic team of trusted locals. Contributors include historian and author Hampton Sides, astronomer Deidre Hunter, vintage curator Scott Corey, artist Rose B. Simpson, shaman Jade Wah’oo Grigori and agave aficionado Bryan Eichhorst, among others. Topics in the handsome volume include itineraries for classic adventures across the Southwest, tips from park rangers, green chili stew, land rights, Georgia O’Keeffe, outlaws, desert plants, atomic bomb testing and more.
ISBN: 9781495155376
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildsam
State: New Mexico
Images: 200
Pages: 144
Taylor Bruce is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Wildsam Field Guides. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men’s Journal, Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure, among others. He took a full-time writer’s post at Southern Living in 2007. After moving to New York and pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Brooklyn College, Taylor launched Wildsam out of his 500-square foot apartment in 2012. The original Nashville guide caught the attention of national media and thoughtful travelers alike, and in 2015, National Geographic awarded Wildsam the “Traveler 50” award. Taylor lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Robin, and two sons, Booker and Truett.
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