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“A fearful, fascinating tale.”
The Lost Angeles Times


“The Old West’s last glimmers flicker through this piercingly beautiful adventure, an unforgettable saga in which Preston, astride his horse Popeye, traverses the desert and mountain wilderness of Arizona and New Mexico, retracing the trailblazing 1540-42 expedition of Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado…
A harrowing tale.”
Publisher’s Weekly


“Vivid and witty… The entire book is a sheer pleasure to read,”
The San Diego Union Tribune


“A Blue Highways on horseback, well worth the trip.”
Kirkus Reviews


“A riveting yarn, with as many twists and turns as a switchback road.”
Christian Science Monitor


“A journey of historical importance.”
The New York Times Book Review.


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