University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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John F. Ross


John Ross is a former editor of American Heritage and an historian with extensive whitewater experience. His previous books are "Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed" and "War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier," which won the Fort Ticonderoga Award for Contributions to American History.

His new book is "The Promise of the Grand Canyon."


Scheduled events:
Canyon Perspectives: Celebrating 100 Years of the Grand Canyon
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park, a jewel of the National Park Service. The park is as much an environmental icon as a cultural one. Four authors share their experiences writing about and working in this special place.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nathaniel Brodie, Stephen Pyne, John Ross
Moderator: Jan Balsom
The Grand Canyon and American Culture
A natural wonder of the world, the iconic Grand Canyon is so much more. These authors discuss the Canyon's contribution to American culture.

UA Library - Special Collections (Seats 100)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Multigenre
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Nathaniel Brodie, Stephen Fried, John Ross
Moderator: Jim Turner

Books:
The Promise of the Grand Canyon
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Viking
July 2018
ISBN 9780525429876
$30.00, INSTORE
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War on the Run
History / Biography
Bantam
April 2011
ISBN 9780553384574
548 pages
$18.00, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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