The Pacific Northwest correspondent for the New York Times and a first-rate storyteller, Egan writes with humor and a gimlet eye, proving himself a reliable guide to a wildly diverse region on the cusp of old and new. --Shawn Carkonen --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I heard the writer talk on a tv show. to me his lecture was far better than his book. if you have an interest in history of this type you could like this book.Published 29 days ago by Charlene H. Smith
While skillfully written and usually well-researched, Egan's commitment to Political Correctness makes this collection somewhat uninspiring. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Hobo Eddy
If you ever wondered why things are the way they evolved in the American West, this is a great read. It's told in a casual, historical, but not overly so manor. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John E. Jensen
It was the best read of the West that I have ever read! His research and his foresight are so right on the mark! Read morePublished 6 months ago by BELEN M. DUARTE
To understand our mistakes, our opportunities our yet truer and most soul nourishing potential before it's all gone I want everyone to read Timothy Egan's books.Published 6 months ago by Kathy Dellwo
Excellent read by Timothy Egan for history buffs and those interested in the West. I love anything he writes and this doesn't disappoint. His best is "Breaking Blue. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Hoosier girl!
I read this book 15 years ago - just re-read it. It' is Truth, Justice and a deep understanding of the American way warts and wonderment, side by side.Published 11 months ago by Janice Evans
EVERYTHING about the process was excellent--from finding the book on the website to the delivery at the door, days ahead of what was anticipated. Very well done, and a great read. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Gary Smith
A must read for anyone who thinks they have life tough in these days. These people were unbelievably strong willed!Published 14 months ago by Marly