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

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 18, 2011 - Nature - 272 pages
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A fantastic book! Timothy Egan describes his journeys in the Pacific Northwest through visits to salmon fisheries, redwood forests and the manicured English gardens of Vancouver. Here is a blend of history, anthropology and politics.


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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

Contents

Chapter One The Continental Heave I 3
32
Chapter Three Toe of the Empire 5 I
228
Epilogue Pacific Nation 25 I
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Timothy Egan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and the author of eight books, including The Immortal Irishman, a New York Times Bestseller. His book on the Dust Bowl, The Worst Hard Time, won a National Book Award for nonfiction and was named a New York Times Editors' Choice, a New York Times Notable Book, a Washington State Book Award winner, and a Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book. He writes a weekly opinion column for the New York Times.

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