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Last Water on the Devil's Highway
A Cultural and Natural History of Tinajas Altas
By Bill Broyles; Gayle Harrison Hartmann; Thomas E. Sheridan; Gary Paul Nabhan; Mary Charolotte Thurttle

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Water Along the Devil's Highway

Written by an expert cast of UA affiliates and well-known Tucsonans, the new book Last Water Along Devil's Highway is perfect for desert aficionados and armchair explorers wishing to learn more about the High Tanks, the iconic natural watering holes of southwestern Arizona.

Published in collaboration with theĀ University of Arizona Southwest Center, scholars Bill Broyles, Gayle Harrison Hartmann (Arizona State Museum), Thomas E. Sheridan, Gary Paul Nabhan (Southwest Center) and Mary Charlotte Thurtle share the story of Tinajas Altas, the most famous watering holes along the treacherous Devil's Highway. The authors draw on their expertise in multiple fields including archaeology, history, biology and ecology to create a fascinating exploration and highly readable account of the human and natural history of this special place.

The book's release was recently announced by the University of Arizona News Service. Read the full story here.


Last Water Along Devil's Highway Author Event
September 26, 2012
Western National Parks Association Bookstore
Tucson, Arizona

Co-authors Bill Broyles, Gayle Hartmann, and Tom Sheridan will discuss the book and sign copies at noon and 2 p.m. Please contact WNPA for more information.

For other upcoming author events, please visit our calendar of author events.

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