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Letters from the Southwest
By Charles Lummis
309 pp. / 5.50 in x 8.50 in / 1989
Cloth (978-0-8165-1039-9) [s]
  
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  - Western History


They are most interesting, often funny, and always informative. . . . If you already like Lummis, this book is for you. If you don't like him because of his flamboyant writing, try these toned-down reports and you may just end up a convert.

—True West

Tramp is really third-hand. . . . If you wish to become acquainted with the real Mr. Charles Fletcher Lummis, read this book.

—The Californians

James Byrkit's masterful introduction to the Letters helps to place Lummis in his role as the Southwest's most ardent turn-of-the-century booster.

—Western Historical Quarterly

This editiion is excellent and should be in any and all collections.

—Los Angeles Corral

Byrkit's introduction is as important and revealing as the letters themselves. . . . Lummis' 3000 mile trek brought the Southwest to the people through the eyes of this curious and courageous young newspaper man. . . . totally captivating.

—Red Rock News




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