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A Different West


Various looks at growing up in the West.


Panelists
John Branch

John Branch is a San Francisco-based sports reporter for The New York Times and the author of "The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West," about a family of bronc-riding rodeo champions trying to hold on to their ranchland outside Utah's Zion National Park amid the pressures of the West's changing landscape....

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Hugh Fitzsimons

Hugh Fitzsimons III is the author of the memoir "A Rock between Two Rivers: Fracturing a Texas Family Ranch." He is a third-generation rancher from Dimmit County, Texas, and a director of the Wintergarden Groundwater Conservation District, which focuses on preserving and protecting groundwater across three counties....

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Karen Piper

Karen Piper is the author "A Girl’s Guide to Missiles," "The Price of Thirst," "Left in the Dust" and "Cartographic Fictions." She has received the Sierra Nature Writing Award and fellowships from the Huntington, Carnegie Mellon and the National Endowment for the Humanities....

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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

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