Tucson Festival of Books

Western History is Hit and Myth

In her new book, "True West," Betsy Quammen explores the history of the American West ... and how myths often shaped our understanding of what the West actually was. Was it Wild, Wild? Yes and no!

Betsy Gaines Quammen

Betsy Gaines Quammen is a historian, writer and restless investigator of Western culture. She is the author of "American Zion: Cliven Bundy, God, and Public Lands in the West" and "True West: Myth and Mending on the Far Side of America....

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True West
Myth and Mending on the Far Side of America
Betsy Gaines Quammen
History / Biography
Torrey House Press, LLC
October 2023
ISBN 9781948814874
318 pages
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