Title: Secret Tucson: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
Author: Clark Norton
Size: 6 x 9
What onetime New York crime boss spent his last decades in Tucson? Which cutting-edge scientific lab is hidden below a football stadium here? Why does the Beatles’ classic song “Get Back” include a nod to Tucson? And what on earth is a “stravenue?” To find the answers to some of the most intriguing and entertaining questions about Tucson, look no further than Secret Tucson: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. You’ll learn all about the lesser-known sides to southern Arizona’s most dynamic city. After all, Tucson has been proclaimed “the world capital of weird”—and Tucsonans take that as a compliment. So if you’ve ever found yourself wondering where Bill Clinton wolfed down a five-combo plate of Mexican food, where Hollywood stars go to seek secluded rehab in the desert, or even where you might stumble upon a fabulously rich lost gold mine in the Catalina Mountains, let local author Clark Norton answer these and many other questions about Tucson you never thought to ask. After writing more than a dozen travel guidebooks, he knows how to peek into the unexplored corners of the Old Pueblo to help you uncover the best of Secret Tucson.