"Latest offering from the always remarkable, seriously under-read Thomas McGuane. Fabulous ending. Kindly country doc I. B. (Irving Berlin) Pickett is a simultaneously a man to admire and a man to shake. NOTE: As of now, you can get Something to Be Desired, Nobody's Angel, Gallatin Canyon, The Cadence of Grass and Driving on the Rim for your Kindle. When, oh when will we be able to get the rest?"
"Three fifths interesting and even revelatory; one fifth self-serving nonsense; and one fifth BS. I'm not sure what the cleaving point between self-serving nonsense and BS is, but I know it when I see it. Pretty readable even so."
"You think corporate America cares about you? Do you think they ever did? Here's another nail in the coffin that puts that chestnut to rest. In history class in 1971 we were told about the bomb-throwing, smelly anarchists of Haymarket Square. Here's what we weren't told."
"I've liked all of Hampton Sides' books, though this one meanders a bit more than the other two I've read, which may just be part and parcel of the story he's telling. Perhaps it rambles necessarily, but Kit Carson definitely emerges as a capable and curiously honorable guy and is my preferred focus in this story. John Chivington emerges as even more contemptible than I already thought him."