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Gregory McNamee

David La Russa

Gregory McNamee is a writer, journalist, editor, photographer and publisher. He is the author or title-page editor of 40 books and more than 5,000 periodical publications including articles, essays, reviews, interviews, editorials, poems and short stories. His most recent work is "Frommer's Arizona and the Grand Canyon."

He is a consultant, contributor and contributing editor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. He is also a contributing editor to and regular reviewer for Kirkus Reviews and a contributing editor to The Bloomsbury Review.

McNamee operates Sonora Wordworks, an editorial and publishing service, and has been involved in the publication of more than 500 books. He is also the publisher of Polytropos Press.

McNamee is a research associate at the Southwest Center of the University of Arizona and a lecturer in the Economics Department of the Eller College of Management there. He is a ghostwriter for several business blogs maintained by national consumer and interest groups, and he is a behind-the-scenes consultant to numerous nonprofit organizations and private firms.

He is a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Arizona Humanities Council, and he also gives courses and talks on writing, publishing, journalism, media and technology and cultural and environmental issues.

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Frommer's Arizona and the Grand Canyon
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
February 2019
ISBN 9781628874068
576 pages
$22.95, INSTOCK
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Frommer's Complete Guides are packed with dazzling photos and detailed, opinionated and honest reviews, giving you the low-down on what's worth your trip and what's not. More/less

Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-Bones: A Food History of the Southwest
University of New Mexico Press
October 2017
ISBN 9780826359049
240 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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In this entertaining history, Gregory McNamee explores the many ethnic and cultural traditions that have contributed to the food of the Southwest. More/less

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