Craig Child's book certainly isn't the definitive answer to how the ancestral Puebloans lived or to what ultimately happened to them. However, broad careful reearch coupled with his own travels through their Southwest homes and sacred spaces such as Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde provide some excellent clues. Guaranteed to give you goosebumps. Recommended by Kelly.
In this landmark work on the Anasazi tribes of the Southwest, naturalist Craig Childs dives head on into the mysteries of this vanished people.