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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

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User Review  - ksnider - LibraryThing

In this book, Timothy Egan travels around the Pacific Northwest and give the reader a sense of its natural, environmental, and modern history. He (sort of) follows the footsteps of Theodore Winthrop ... Read full review

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User Review  - co_coyote - LibraryThing

I was in the Pacific Northwest recently, and wandered into a locally-owned bookstore in Edmonds. "What's the best book to read about this area," I asked the knowledgeable bookseller. "Well, this one ... Read full review

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User Review  - ksmyth - LibraryThing

As a Northwest native, and longtime resident of Puyallup, I found Egan's book, published in 1990 an engaging read, and somewhat prophetic about the effects of the continued growth and development of ... Read full review

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

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"And in all that period while I was so near Nature, the great lessons of the wilderness deepened into my heart day by day, the hedges of conventionalism withered away from my horizon, and all the ... Read full review

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

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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

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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  - Goodreads

A must read for anyone who lives here, particularly newcomers. Egan's selection great stories and characters from the Pacific Northwest and the masterful way in which he weaves those threads into a beautiful tale is what makes this a tough book to put down. Read full review

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

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Timothy Egan is a very consciencious writer. He wants the facts to be correct and I appreciate that. He's also a very good speaker, so if you have a chance to go to a reading, do it. Often writers are not good speakers, but he is. I'm eage to read his latest book, The Big Burn. Read full review


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