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THE SHADOW CATCHER

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Wiggins (Evidence of Things Unseen, 2003, etc.) takes on real-life American photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis.The author braids the stories of Curtis, whose photos of Native Americans and the western landscape shaped the region's mythology; his long-suffering wife, Clara; and a present-day writer, "Marianne Wiggins," who's summoned to a Las Vegas hospital to see the dying "father" whom she knows ... Read full review

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Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Jana Siciliano

Edward Sheriff Curtis (18681952) was a remarkable photographer, skilled in the sort of blackandwhite photography that graces calendars and history books, the nuanced shades and shadows giving life to men and women and landscapes that existed well before any that are encased in our contemporary memories. The vanishing tribes of the great American West, the victims of our push towards the Pacific ... Read full review

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User Review  - jphamilton - LibraryThing

What a way to start a new year of reading—with a great book! I've never read anything by Wiggins and this book was a delight. She is very inventive and brought a lot to the table about Edward Curtis ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elliot - Goodreads

Interesting read that picks up steam in the final third. It's about absent fathers and a disappointing marriage interweaving the story of the "author's" life with that of her historical subject. Read full review

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