March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Lucas Bessire

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Lucas Bessire is an American writer, filmmaker and anthropologist. His work focuses on politics, environment and media in the Americas. Bessire is currently working on projects in northern Alaska and the Great Plains. His most recent book, "Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains," was published by Princeton University Press in 2021.

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Running Out
In Search of Water on the High Plains
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Princeton University Press
May 2021
ISBN 9780691212647
264 pages

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