The Devil's Highway crosses a stretch of borderland desert in northern Mexico where many immigrants have traveled--and too many have died. It is a despoblado where desperate people defend secret places. But it is also known as El Gran Desierto--a place where stately saguaros stand near aromatic elephant trees, where sand dunes ...
Life as a Desert Archaeologist
Field Man is the memoir of renowned southwestern archaeologist Julian Dodge Hayden—a blue-collar scholar who challenged conventional thinking on the antiquity of man in the New World, brought a formidable pragmatism to the identification of stone tools, and who is remembered as the leading authority on the prehistory of the Sierra Pinacate.
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