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The Unauthorized Autobiography of Mike Ward, Part II

Several weeks ago, we ran a biography of the early life of Ghost Riders in the Sky author Mike Ward. He’s been on the road selling books, but he finally made the time to write the second half of the … Continue reading

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Mike Ward — Rock Star, Surfer, Ranger, and Author of Ghost Riders in the Sky

By Jim Turner Mike Ward was born in Pomona, California, during the Truman administration (1945–53) and grew up in Arcadia, an idyllic suburb of Los Angeles. He says the crowning achievement of his grade school years was when he “handily … Continue reading

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Reviews in Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly recently reviewed three Rio Nuevo books. Excerpts are included below. Follow the links for the full reviews. Modern Southwest Cooking: Seriously Delicious Inventions, by Ryan Clark A collection of dieter’s-resolve-busting recipes featuring ingredients of the Southwest . . … Continue reading

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Roger Naylor at The Well Red Coyote Jan 24

Roger Naylor, author of Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, will give a talk at The Well Red Coyote bookstore in Sedona on Friday, January 24, at 7:00pm. http://www.wellredcoyote.com/events.html

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Friday Photo 1/17

The ghostly reflection of the snow-clad Panamint Mountains in Death Valley National Park can be seen in the shallow waters that collect on the valley floor following winter storms. From Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, by Roger Naylor. Photo … Continue reading

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Friday Photo 12/27

Mysterious moving rock on the Racetrack at Death Valley National Park, from Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, by Roger Naylor. Photo by G. Dan Mitchell.  

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Video of Roger Naylor on Tucson Morning Blend

Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth author Roger Naylor appeared on Tucson Morning Blend on Wednesday. Watch the video here: http://www.tucsonmorningblend.com/videos/236105531.html

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Crazy from the Heat in Death Valley

By Roger Naylor It’s not yet mid-morning and the sun won’t shut up. It screams at me like the crazy beet-faced neighbor from upstairs. The sun rages, roars and bullies. My liver sizzles and my bones droop. It’s middle of … Continue reading

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Watch Roger Naylor on Arizona Horizon

Roger Naylor discussed his new book, Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, on KAET’s Arizona Horizon last week. Watch the video here: http://www.azpbs.org/arizonahorizon/detailvid.php?id=14715

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Death Valley excerpt in Arizona Republic

An excerpt from Roger Naylor’s book, Death Valley: Hottest Place on Earth, ran in Sunday’s edition of the Arizona Republic. You can read it here: http://www.azcentral.com/travel/articles/20131207death-valley-baddest-lands.html?nclick_check=1    

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