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The New Black Canyon Guidebook — The XMAS Present That Keeps On Giving

    Vic Zeilman recently published a brand new guidebook to the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, in Colorado, with K. Daniels Publishing, and the verdict is in: the book is incredible. The book is everything the Black is. It’s rough edged, it’s got old beatup photos, its font makes it look like a hand-typed and xeroxed communist propaganda pamphlet from

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The Murder of the Guidebook

Looking around my scattered bookshelf, it occurs to me that I may be horribly antiquated, and outdated.  Old tomes that have gone with me from coast to coast, back and forth.  Some of my only meager possessions.  Now I see decaying bindings, torn and tattered covers from books that were already old when I bought them.  Steinbeck, Camus, Tolstoy, Hemingway,

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