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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

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User Review  - chadmarsh - LibraryThing

Egan's first book is a highly informative - and fairly opinionated - look at Pacific Northwest history, politics, and ecology. *The Good Rain* would serve as an excellent introduction to anyone new to the region or simply interested in learning about this part of the country. Read full review

The good rain: across time and terrain in the Pacific Northwest

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

The Pacific Northwest, with its giant trees, fascinating coastline, mighty Columbia River, and not-always-dormant volcanoes, has inspired a number of personal narratives. In this book, reminiscent of ... Read full review

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