Mr. Houston disclaims scrupulous historical accuracy. But the essence of the scenariothe 'deportation'is an ugly fact, and he brings it excitingly to life.
New York Times Book Review
Houston's prose as he details these events is graphic and fluid. The story he tells, blending factual participants with fictional characters, is an example of history in fiction at its best.
Arizona Daily Star
[A] highly charged, absorbing novel . . . Houston uses his literary skills to maximum advantage to create a masterful, moving and intensely involving account of a chilling, ugly chapter in American and Arizona history.
Santa Cruz Valley Sun
A vivid, carefully imagined reconstruction of what the times were like for ordinary Arizonans in the age of labor agitation and big-mining power.