Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Release Date : 27 June 2022
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 13 : 9780618969029
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Book Description: A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 first printing.

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Author : Timothy Egan
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 ...

Short Nights Of The Shadow Catcher

Short Nights Of The Shadow Catcher

Author : Timothy Egan
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : History
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A New York Times Notable Book A Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Timothy Egan reveals the life story of the man determined to preserve a people and culture in Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life ...

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Author : Timothy Egan
Publisher : Mariner Books
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Shadow Catcher

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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Inspired by the life of legendary photographer Edward Curtis, a series of tales about a photographer's developing relationship with the Native Americans he astonishes by showing them pictures of themselves is interspersed with parallel tales about an unsung soldier, a husband, and a father. Reprint. 40,000 first printing....

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Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Travel
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Author : Timothy Egan
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : History
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Publisher : Unknown
Genre : History
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Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author : Edward S. Curtis
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Photography
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Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Travel
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Author : Timothy Egan
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : History
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Genre : Photography
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Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : History
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Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Knopf
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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