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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  - Gia Chevis - Goodreads

I didn't enjoy it quite as much as his later book, The Worst Hard Time, but it was still very well done and fascinating. Makes me want to visit and research what has happened since it was penned. Rounded up from 4.5 stars. Read full review

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

User Review  - Kenneth - Goodreads

The tone is level but there's no hiding the fact this is, ultimately, a rather indignant book. And to the reader a depressing one. It is also very good. Egan - following in the footsteps of a mid-19th ... 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  - Jane - Goodreads

Timothy Egan is the Pacific Northwest correspondent for the New York Times. With those credentials, it is no wonder that the book is eloquently written. The book is a reflection on Theodore Winthrop's ... 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  - Babs - Goodreads

This book was loaded with gems about the Pacific NW. The expression 'Tweed Curtain' referencing Victoria, BC's UK roots. The Strait of Juan de Fuca named after a Greek-born explorer in the service of ... 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


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