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
13
Chapter Two Enchanted Valley
32
Chapter Three Toe ofthe Empire
51
Chapter Four The Last Hideout
70
Chapter Five With People
106
Chapter Seven Friends of the Hide
128
Chapter Eight Under the Volcano
145
Chapter Nine The Wood Wars
160
Chapter Ten Salmon
180
Chapter Eleven Harvest
213
Chapter Thirteen Columbia
228
Epilogue Pacific Nation
251
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