Cities of Gold: A Journey Across the American Southwest in Pursuit of Coronado

Douglas Preston, Walter W. Nelson


This new publication version of Cities of Gold comprises for extraordinarily first time over a hundred never-before-published pictures taken through the author’s epic, thousand mile horseback trip throughout Arizona and New Mexico.

It additionally contains many infrequent and striking historic photos of the outdated West, local americans, pioneers, prospectors, Indian pueblos, and vanished landscapes.

About the Authors

Douglas Preston is a journalist and writer who has released twenty-six books, nonfiction and fiction, numerous of which were no 1 long island instances bestsellers. as well as Cities of Gold he's the writer of a number of books on Southwestern historical past, together with Talking to the Ground and The Royal Road.
Preston is the co-creator, with Lincoln baby, of the Pendergast sequence of novels, together with Relic and The cupboard of Curiosities—both of that have been named in a countrywide Public Radio listener ballot as being one of the a hundred maximum suspense novels ever written. Preston’s most up-to-date nonfiction e-book, The Monster of Florence, is being made right into a motion picture starring George Clooney.
Preston additionally writes for the New Yorker journal, the Atlantic and Smithsonian, and he taught nonfiction writing at Princeton college. He divides his time among Maine and New Mexico.

Walter W. Nelson begun his artistic profession in 1967 and it has spanned a interval of forty years. He first explored the sector of images, touring around the globe, getting to know religious areas, deep landscapes, areas of beginning, experimenting with summary colours and textures, continuously looking the visible middle of lifestyles within the desolate tract, mountains, canyons, rivers, and towns of the area. He later branched out to portray and sculpture, and mixed all 3 into an ever-expanding visible tapestry of brain and realization. “My lifestyles and my art,” Nelson wrote, “is a continuing trip into the unknown, regularly taking a look forward, by no means in the back of, a good and religious quest to appreciate and painting internal and outer existence.”
Nelson’s paintings has been accumulated by means of many museums, together with the Museum of latest Mexico, the Albuquerque Museum of artwork, The San Diego Museum of images, the Houston Museum of excellent Arts, the recent Orleans Museum of paintings, and Stanford collage. it's also represented in a few company collections together with Coca Cola, IBM, Exxon, and American Express.
Nelson’s most up-to-date images booklet, The Black Place, was once released through the Museum of latest Mexico Press in March 2014. Douglas Preston wrote the advent.

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