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User Review  - nmele - LibraryThing

An excellent set of articles about the Pacific Northwest by an excellent writer and researcher. Almost two decades have passed since Egan wrote this, and an update would be not only useful but much ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shirezu - LibraryThing

This book is one of the most depressing books I've read in a long time. In this book Egan set out to follow in the footsteps of Theodore Winthrop, a 19th century American writer and traveller, who ... Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

I'll be visiting the Pacific Northwest next month, and this book was a great introduction to the area. (It won't be my first visit; I was in Seattle in 2003, but this upcoming visit will be more ... Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Mary Whisner - Goodreads

A pretty good journalistic tour through the Pacific Northwest. One sentence surprised and annoyed me: Egan met up with a park ranger who was a woman and in writing chose to refer to her as "a ... Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Even though Egan wrote this book over 20 years ago, it was not very dated and explored issues (clear cutting of ancient forests, depletion of salmon stocks, damming the rivers of the Northwest, among ... Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

Great book about the Pacific NW Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Written before locally based Starbucks, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft took over the world, Egan's book defines the Pacific Northwest in terms of its abundant, and increasingly threatened, natural resources. Almost 25 years later, it seems as relevant as ever. Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Menthink - Goodreads

Picked this book up in the airport whe traveling to Seattle. Facinating approach of describing, in each chapter, a place in the northwest. What it was like historically and what it is like today. Done in a manner much more engaging than described above. Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

Good way to start learning about the known natural and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest. Read full review

Review: The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Lacorota - Goodreads

Just remembered I read this book a really long time ago and loved it. It's one of few non-fiction I read. I read it on a friend's suggestion. He suggested it because I was interested in contemporary ... Read full review


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