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Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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When it comes to respect for the land, Egan cites the contributions of the North American Indian and the buffalo. Ranchers and cattle are roundly criticized. Egan's commentary is backed with scientific arguments, and, if we take his advice, we and our land will be better off. Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Anyone who has lived in or visited the West will appreciate this book. Egan's evocative writing explores the West's heritage and culture through a series of vignettes letting the reader loose ... Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Enjoyed these snapshots of the west. Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Egan's New Journalism approach to the west is an engaging, enlightening read that takes readers through New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado to Las Vegas and Utah, Wyoming, and Oregon. Poetic at some times ... Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Tim Egan's writing is beautiful. He weaves in layers of history and is sympathetic to all players in the American West who have stakes in its changes. Makes me want to make another trip to Montana or Idaho. Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Fascinating, diverse, and superbly, superbly written. I mean, really well written. These essays get better the more focused they are; there were a few times when I forgot what we were really even ... Read full review

Review: Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West

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Eye opening and often disturbing history of the exploration, colonization, and exploitation of the West. Read full review


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