'A masterful tapestry of diverse pre-Columbian Native North American societies, life, and history.... An extraordinarily enjoyable work for layperson and student alike’ - Christopher Carr'
Professor of Anthropology, Arizona State University
'Lavishly illustrated ... This succinct authoritative summary is written for students and the general reader by a master storyteller and prolific archaeological writer, and has been endorsed by a dozen specialists in different aspects of Native American culture'
The Historical Association
'A highly readable coverage of an exceedingly rich archaeological heritage'
George R. Milner, Professor of Archaeological Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University
'A sophisticated, wide-ranging analysis … an epic tale, very well told'