Compact, well researched, and a fast-paced read.
—The Journal of Arizona History
As State Historian, I feel this work is important to [helping us] sort out fact from fiction regarding the 'Father of Arizona.'
—Marshall Trimble, Official State Historian of Arizona
I think this will interest anyone who enjoys exploration and Southwest history.
—Heidi Osselaer, author of Winning Their Place: Arizona Women in Politics, 1883–1950
Well researched, well documented, and well written.
—Western Historical Quarterly