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Desert Rat: Travels in the Wild West Tom Good

Desert Rat: Travels in the Wild West

Tom Good

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ISBN : 9780738864051
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Desert Rat: Travels In The Wild West is a narrative of three decades of travel in the deserts of North America. Inspired by the classic desert exploration books, Tom Good has followed the old mining roads in search of solitude and adventure. FromMoreDesert Rat: Travels In The Wild West is a narrative of three decades of travel in the deserts of North America. Inspired by the classic desert exploration books, Tom Good has followed the old mining roads in search of solitude and adventure. From Death Valley to Big Bend and into the harsh lava fields of Sonora, Mexico he describes the beauty and dangers of these arid lands. Author Biography: Tom Good was born in Altadena, California in 1945 and is a graduate of San Jose State College. He is a former staff writer and editor of the Portland Scribe, a former book reviewer for Telos, and has contributed to the Los Angeles Times Book Review, The Nation, In These Times, Win, and Trip. He is the author of Phoenix Rising: Explosive Growth In The Sunbelt in Fire In The Hearth: The Radical Politics of Place In America edited by Mike Davis, Steven Hiatt, Marie Kennedy, Susan Ruddick and Michael Sprinker (Verso: London, 1990).