John Otto by Alan J. Kania
Trials and Trails

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Author Alan J. Kania has written several books about John Otto, each building upon the previous version.  The first book, "John Otto of Colorado National Monument" (183 pages with Chronological References, Index, and 45 photographs, published 1984 by Roberts Rinehard, Inc. Publishers; Boulder, Colorado     "John Otto: Trials and Trails" was the result of considerable additional research (400 pages with chapter end notes, bibliography, index and approximately 31 photographs. The hardcover edition was tightly bound with a tendency for the spine to crack and split. Published 1996 by the University Press of Colorado; Niwot, Colorado.      "John Otto: Trials and Trails" is the University Press of Colorado book with a few minor changes to the text. The chapter end notes, bibliography and index were removed. The hardcover and paperback editions were published 2008 through Xlibris Corporation's print-on-demand technology.  It is also available as an e-book.     A fourth edition with considerably new information is being considered.

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Author Alan J. Kania has written extensively about Colorado history, including books John Otto: Trials and Trails and Arcadia's Colorado National Monument. The images in Grand Junction have been culled from the rich archives of the Museum of Western Colorado, Mesa State College, and the people who have preserved the legacy of the founders of Grand Junction.
Published July 3, 2008 by Univ Pr of Colorado. 438 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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