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CENTENNIAL BOOK AWARDS
N E W  M E X I C O
A Photographic Tribute


A R I Z O N A
A Photographic Tribute


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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."
• "Hallowed Ground"

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"."
• Southwest Book of the Year

"Desert Light evokes the mysteries and beauties of the Southwest, blending art, humanity, and adventure."

VANISHING BORDERLANDS
The Fragile Landscape of the U.S./​
Mexico Border

New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
• Southwest Book of the Year

"Annerino knows both sides of the line,
and this book is exceptional."
• Reviews
• Dallas Morning News, ". . . an excellent photographer and fine writer with a special affinity for the American Southwest and Old Mexico."
National Geographic ADVENTURE

"Arizona-Mexico Border Parks"

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

New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
• Reviews
• 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 . . ."

GRAND CANYON WILD
A Photographic Journey
New York: W.W. Norton, cloth.
• Book of the Month Club
• People Magazine, "The Grand Canyon speaks to John Annerino and through his majestic photographs reveals its hidden vistas and sacred places. His words echo  the legends of the explorers and Native People who have sought to understand its mysteries."

National Geographic ADVENTURE
"Canyon Legends, Unsolved Mysteries"
Photographer's Guide Grand Canyon
• Southwest Book of the Year,
"Amazing images . . ."

R O U G H S T O C K
The Toughest Events in Rodeo
New York: Four Walls, cloth.
• Doubleday Book Club
• Rodeo Hall of Fame,
". . . a stunning photographic documentary by acclaimed photojournalist John Annerino."

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

PEOPLE OF LEGEND
Native Americans of the Southwest
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, cloth. view»
• American Photo Magazine, "Heartfelt . . . It tells a story, in words and pictures, that we all need to know."
• 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."

THE WILD COUNTRY OF MEXICO
La tierra salvaje de México
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, bilingual, cloth. view»
• Outside Magazine, "Impressive color photographs . . ."
• San Diego Union-Tribune, "It is a passionate, eloquent testament to Mexico's cultural and natural heritage."
• Photo Gallery Journal

"Maya of Yucatán and Chiapas"

CANYONS OF THE SOUTHWEST
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."

HIGH RISK 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."

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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."
• Reviews
• 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."

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

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National Parks, Monuments, Refuges, Wilderness, and Tribal Lands







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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."


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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 map, "The Grand Canyon Explored," for National Geographic Adventure. 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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