True Tales of the Mojave
From Talking Rocks to Yucca Man
Distributed for Columbia College Chicago Press
True Tales of the Mojave is the first literary anthology to explore the place of the Mojave Desert, both past and present, in the American imagination. Wild provides engaging readings—ranging chronologically from prehistoric origin myths of native people to contemporary literature—that will delight readers drawn to the rich lore of the Mojave. The volume also captures the alien yet arresting beauty of the desert with a thirty-two-page galley of black-and-white illustrations and photographs featuring the people and places of the Mojave. True Tales of the Mojave unearths evocative writings that plumb the depths of this mythic desert of the American West.