Susan Lamb

Susan Lamb has authored thirty books and numerous articles and essays exploring the relationships between the natural world and the human spirit, especially in the traditional cultures of the American Southwest and Europe. Born in California, she moved often with her restless family, residing briefly in Kodiak, Alaska, and Wiesbaden, Germany, as well in several towns and cities in California. Lamb received her MA in Aegean and Anatolian Prehistory (Classics) from the University of Bristol, UK. She served with the National Park Service for seven years, the last four as Desert View District Ranger at Grand Canyon National Park, and led study tours to natural areas in the American West for the Smithsonian National Associates Program and other clients. She lives outside Flagstaff, Arizona, with her husband, photographer Tom Bean.