Southwest Book Reviews

Southwest Book Reviews
9:22 am
Fri June 18, 2010

Keepers of the Windclaw Chronicles

Southwest Book Reviews
4:39 pm
Fri May 14, 2010

Desert Riverman, The Free-spirited Adventures of Murl Emery

Flagstaff, AZ – Murl Emery wore many hats including beaver trapper, cattle rustler, bootlegger, ferryman, prospector, truck driver, inventor, miner, aviator and mechanic. But he was best known as the lead boatman during the construction of Hoover Dam. For this month's Southwest Book Review, Ann Cummins reviews Robert Wood's biography of Emery called Desert Riverman.

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Southwest Book Reviews
8:58 am
Thu April 15, 2010

Wyatt Earp's Tombstone Vendetta

Flagstaff, AZ – People have long had a fascination with Wyatt Earp who had the reputation for being the West's toughest and deadliest gunman. For this month's Southwest Book Review writer Ann Cummins enlisted the help of her husband, an Earp fanatic, who had a different take on Glenn Boyer's Wyatt Earp biography.

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Southwest Book Reviews
9:50 am
Tue March 16, 2010

Going Through Ghosts

Southwest Book Reviews
4:51 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

The 19th Wife

Flagstaff, AZ – Early followers of the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith faced many challenges, none more radical than the practice of polygamy as a path to Heaven. In his latest book, David Ebershoff tells the story of one woman's crusade against plural marriage. Ann Cummins gives her take as part of KNAU's monthly Southwest Book Reviews. David Ebershoff's The 19th Wife is an ambitious book. A good book. It might have been great had it been a little less ambitious.

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Southwest Book Reviews
4:51 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

The 19th Wife

Flagstaff, AZ – Early followers of the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith faced many challenges, none more radical than the practice of polygamy as a path to Heaven. In his latest book, David Ebershoff tells the story of one woman's crusade against plural marriage. Ann Cummins gives her take as part of KNAU's monthly Southwest Book Reviews. David Ebershoff's The 19th Wife is an ambitious book. A good book. It might have been great had it been a little less ambitious.

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Southwest Book Reviews
9:59 am
Sat January 16, 2010

Budget cuts many programs funding

Southwest Book Reviews
11:17 am
Fri January 15, 2010

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Flagstaff, AZ – On April 22, 2004, former Arizona Cardinal, Patrick Tillman, was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan. In his latest book, Where Men Win Glory, The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, Jon Krakauer examines the murky circumstances of Tillman's death. Ann Cummins has this review.

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Southwest Book Reviews
12:35 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Ann Cummins recommends children's books for the holidays

Flagstaff, AZ – Competing in the children's book market has been called a "bunny eat bunny world." But the holidays are upon us. In her December review, writer Ann Cummins leaves the bad bunny books to another time, and offers a word of praise for three picture books guaranteed to please the younger set.

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