Books and Reading Materials on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon

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A list of Books you can find and read on the Grand Canyon, The Colorado River and other (I have included links where I can).

  1. Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell’s 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon 
    by Edward Dolnick 
  2. A field guide to the grand canyon  Stephen R. Whitney 
  3. The exploration of the Colorado river and its canyons  John Wesley Powell  ***Pretty dry but some great natural history stuff*** 
  4. The Colorado River in Grand Canyon A Guide  Larry Stevens,  i think its out of print.
  5. Breaking into the Current : Boatwomen of the Grand Canyon  by Louise Teal
  6. The Doing of the Thing : The Brief Brilliant Whitewater Career of Buzz Holstrom   by Vince Welch, Cort Conley  *** brilliant read with a surprise ending****
  7. Canyon  Michael P. Ghighlieri
  8. The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon by Kevin Fedarko 
  9. RiverMaps Colorado River in the Grand Canyon 7th Ed. Guide Book by Tom Martin and Duwain Whitis 
    ***Every boat will probably want one of these***