A Land So Strange : The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca
Andres Resendez is Professor of History at the University of California, Davis. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, and has written numerous books and articles on such subjects as the history of Mexico and the American Southwest. He lives in Davis, California, with his family.
"(Andres Resendez's) indefatigable scholarship, knowledge of the context and craftsmanlike storytelling provide a model account: concise, solid, moving." TLS "Andres Resendez recreates this epic crossing in painstaking detail... Resendez tells this gripping story with zeal... It is impossible not to be swept along by his enthusiasm." FT "Resendez's brisk historical narrative cries out for novelisation." Times"