The town of Moab is a fascinating place with a fascinating history—there is no place like it. Author Tom McCourt gathers the reader ‘round the campfire to spin the true tale of Moab from the town’s humble, sometimes violent beginnings to its rise as the nation’s Mecca of outdoor recreation. Anyone who has fallen in love with this one-of-a-kind town will appreciate the historical gems collected in this easy-to-read, entertaining book.
Tom McCourt is a native son of the deserts and canyons of eastern Utah. An avid outdoorsman, he has worked as a farmer, a cowboy, a surveyor, a coal miner, a social worker, a newspaper staff writer and columnist, and a tour guide. Tom has a degree in Anthropology from the University of Utah and served as an Officer in the U.S. Army. He makes his home and writes in rural Carbon County, Utah.