Lisa Schnebly Heidinger was the Spring 2021 Writer in Residence at Apache Junction Public Library. Below, she shares some of her favorite works by Arizona and Western authors. Click the link in each title to read more and request the book from the Pinal County Library System.
Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
Blue Desert by Charles Bowden
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Funeral Hotdish by Jana Bommersbach
Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
The Desert Year by Joseph Wood Krutch
High Tide in Tucson by Barbara Kingsolver
Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge
Phoenix: The History of a Southwestern Metropolis by Bradford Luckingham
Arizona Kicks on Route 66 by Roger Naylor
Vanished Arizona: Recollections of the Army Life By a New England Woman by Martha Summerhayes