"A detailed, well documented history of the extablishment (in 1872), growth, and maturation of Yellowstone National Park . . . America's (and the world's) first national park." --Wildlife Book Review "Without question the best and most thought-provoking volume on America's first national park that has been written in the last half-century." --Journal of the West "Broad ranging, informative, thoughtful, and simply fun to read." --Western Historical QuarterlyBartlett, Richard A. is the author of 'Yellowstone A Wilderness Besieged', published 1989 under ISBN 9780816510986 and ISBN 0816510989.