Tag Archives: Timothy Egan

The Immortal Irishman – The Irish Revolutionary Who Became An American Hero – by Timothy Egan – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

This is the sixth book I have read by Timothy Egan in the past three weeks. Up until this book, I was unable to identify a favorite. Enter -  The Immortal Irishman - now my favorite work of Mr. Egan. Continue Reading ››

A Book Review of Timothy Egan’s – Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis

It's terribly difficult after finishing the 6th in a series of Timothy Egan's books to declare a favorite. Yet,   Egan's  Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis - is -well - it broke my heart. Continue Reading ››

The Good Rain: Across Time & Terrain in the Pacific Northwest – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

Having  lived in the Pacific Northwest the vast majority of my life, reading this book I realized just how ignorant I am about its history. Timothy Egan takes you on a grand tour of the region, using characters you have likely never heard of. That's just one element of … Continue Reading ››

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

You can taste the gritty dirt in your mouth - and - I caught myself rubbing my eyes - as Timothy Egan spun this true tale of the history of the Dust Bowl. Couldn't put it down...a page burner. Burns your soul too. Buy … Continue Reading ››

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America – A Book Review by Bill Dahl

FIVE STAR REVIEW - With smoke from wildfires inundating the summer in the American West (again - 2017), this work is both timely and a historical treasure. In the late summer of 2017, with some 2 million acres currently in flames - it is difficult to wrap your head … Continue Reading ››

Lasso The Wind by Timothy Egan – A Review by Bill Dahl

I have a longstanding personal discipline when it comes to selecting books to read; every 5th book or so -  I require myself to read something published approximately 10+ years ago.  Thus, I encountered author Timothy Egan for the first time. Tonight, I just ordered three more of his … Continue Reading ››