N E W  M E X I C O
A Photographic Tribute

A Photographic Tribute

Photography & Essay

I N D I A N  C O U N T R Y
Sacred Ground, Native Peoples
New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.

• Southwest Books of the Year
"Award winning photographer John Annerino goes on a spritual journey . . . exceptional photography."

D E S E R T  L I G H T
A Photographer's Journey through America's Desert Southwest
New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
"A stunning collection of photographs from America's most notorious "no-man's Land"."

C A N Y O N   C O U N T R Y
A Photographic Journey

New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
• National Geographic ADVENTURE
"John Annerino made it his mission to explore and capture this world of light, stone, and magic. He succeeds with great passion and awesome results."
• Photographer's Guide Canyon Country
• San Francisco Chronicle, "The photos are National Geographic quality, beautiful enough to inspire or intimidate . . ."

The Fragile Landscape of the U.S./​
Mexico Border
New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
Southwest Book of the Year,
"Best Reading"
"Annerino knows both sides of the line,
and this book is exceptional."
National Geographic ADVENTURE
"Along the Devil's Highway"

A Photographic Journey
New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
• Book of the Month Club
National Geographic ADVENTURE
The Grand Canyon Explored Map
National Geographic ADVENTURE
"Canyon Legends,Unsolved Mysteries"
Photographer's Guide Grand Canyon
• Southwest Book of the Year,
"Amazing images . . ."

The Toughest Events in Rodeo
New York: Four Walls, cloth.
• Doubleday Book Club
• Rodeo Hall of Fame acclaim
". . . a stunning photographic documentary by acclaimed photojournalist John Annerino."

The Sacred Path to Womanhood
New York: Marlowe & Co., cloth.
• LIFE Magazine, "Graphic and well-told as a photo story, which is rare indeed."

Native Americans of the Southwest
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, cloth.
• Sandia Review of Books, "His sensitive, empathic photography of elders and children as well as contumed dancers convey powerfully the spritually grounded heritage of Native Americans."

La tierra salvaje de México
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, bilingual, cloth.
• Outside Magazine, "Impressive color photographs . . ."
• Photo Gallery Journal, Maya

The Great Canyon Country from Colorado to Northern Mexico
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, cloth.
• The Washington Post, ". . . reverent and ravishing photographs . . ."
• Bookbuilders West Award
"Outstanding photography."

The Adventure Behind the Image
Helena: American & World Geographic, oversize paper.
• American Photo Magazine,
"Annerino's exciting photographs cut across the genres of sports and photojournalism."

• Popular Photography Magazine,
"Shudder Speeds + Death Stops. Annerino has been there, pressing against the envelope with his camera."


D E A D  I N  T H E I R  T R A C K S
Crossing America's Desert Borderlands in the New Era.Tucson: University of Arizona Press, illustrated, maps, trade paper.
• People Magazine, ". . . evocative words and haunting phototographs."
• Southwest Books of the Year,
". . . powerful. Dead in Their Tracks is Annerino's finest, most notable book."
• Special Report

• In Memoriam Card

First Edition
DEAD IN THEIR TRACKS: Crossing America's Desert Borderlands
New York: Four Walls, Eight Windows, illustrated, maps, cloth.
• Books Best About the Southwest
• San Antonio Express-News,
"On its surface, Dead in Their Tracks is about migrants. At its core, it touches something fundamental about need and family and the struggle to survive. Annerino deserves praise for putting this story into words and pictures."


• Authors Guild
• Screen Actors Guild
• Grand Canyon River Guides

E X P L O R A T I O N,   A D V E N T U R E   &   D I S C O V E R Y
National Parks, Monuments, Tribal Lands, UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

Grand Canyon Hiker's Bible. John Annerino broke the mold and has done a yeoman’s work researching and creating an all new guide when his bestselling Totebook, Hiking the Grand Canyon, went out of print after venerable Sierra Club Books closed its doors. Included is this small colorfully-illustrated tome are informative chapters about preparation, training, hazards, and gear. The splendid accounts of Indians, explorers, and naturalists breathe life into each detailed trail description. The handy foldout Grand Canyon Trails map is now waterproof and corresponds with USGS topographic maps noted in each new trail description He also includes minutia-filled chapters on the canyon’s biogeography, geology, Native Americans and their little known “cultural landmarks.” If you buy only one guide, this carry-along classic stands apart.” –John Wolfe, Grand Canyon country hiker



Author and photographer John Annerino has been working in the American West and the frontier of Old México for 25 years, documenting its natural beauty, indigenous people, and political upheaval. A veteran contract photographer for the Liaison International and TimePix photo agencies in New York and Paris, and Marka Graphic Photo in Milano, John's photography is archived in the Time-Life Picture Collection and has appeared in scores of prestigious publications worldwide, including Time, LIFE, People, Newsweek, Scientific American, Travel & Leisure, The New York Times, and National Geographic Adventure. His acclaimed collection of distinguished books feature diverse interests, geographies, and cultures, and range from his most cherished photographic essay, Indian Country: Sacred Ground, Native People, to his most heart wrenching book, Dead in Their Tracks. His celebrated single-artist calendars include Desert Light, Inspiration, La Virgen de Guadalupe, and Mayan Long Count Calendar. John's lifetime commitment to publishing illuminates his "passion to document endangered places, peoples, cultures, and traditions."


Exploration, Adventure & Research. John Annerino has spent most of his life exploring the American West and Old Mexico – as a photojournalist, adventurer, and scholar of Southwestern history. Among many explorations by foot, raft, rope, camera, and pen, John has worked as a wilderness educator and guide in Arizona, on the Colorado Plateau, and in northwest Mexico; a heli-tac forest fire crew boss in Alaska and the West; and a white-water boatman on the Colorado, Green and Yampa, and Upper Salt Rivers. Tracing ancient Indian paths, John ran the length of the Grand Canyon by three different routes and recounted his harrowing adventures of historical sleuthing in Running Wild. Those journeys, and later a 750 mile run from Mexico to Utah across daunting Arizona badlands, were the basis for John to lead the first modern crossing of the infamous El Camino del Diablo, "The Highway of the Devil," on foot, mid-summer. John was honored to research and author the National Geographic ADVENTURE map, now on display as a wall mural at the National Geographic Grand Canyon Visitor Center "The Grand Canyon Explored." Then he returned to the haunted canyons of his youth to solve the mysterious, 75 year old cold case of gold seeker Adolph Ruth by retracing his fateful footsteps through Arizona's legend-filled Superstition Mountains for the investigative feature, "Dead Man's Tale."


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