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

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This book is a romance to the place I grew up. Not always pretty, and often scarred, it is beauty in its truth. Grandeur and simple it is all laid out. 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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Great book about the Pacific NW 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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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

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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

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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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