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Cities of Gold by Douglas Preston

Title Cities of Gold
Author Douglas Preston
Publisher UNM Press
Release 1999
Category History
Total Pages 480
ISBN 9780826320865
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A modern horseback journey across 1,000 miles of desert and wilderness following the trail of the first European explorer in the American Southwest.

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