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Lasso the Wind

Timothy Egan

Lasso the Wind

by Timothy Egan

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24298272M
ISBN 109780307557308
OCLC/WorldCa501195845

  Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West by Timothy Egan is a wonderful book and I highly recommend it to anyone who lives in the West or is generally intrigued by the ideas behind places. Egan, a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for the New York Times, deftly combines original reporting with personal conveys his awe at the natural beauty of the West without resorting to clichéd. Lasso the Wind - Lasso the Wind audiobook, by Timothy Egan A New York Times Notable Book of the YearWinner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award"Sprawling in scope Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present." --The New York Times"Fine reportage honed and polished until it reads more Price: $

  "Lasso the Wind is like a good road trip across the West. You drive, you stop to camp, you fall in love, and then you decide to stay. Egan's words are helping to settle the political chaos of this changing landscape. Alongside his sharp eye for details and clarity of mind is an ethical spine that is helping to shape the new West/5().   Lasso the Wind Away to the New West (eBook): Egan, Timothy: A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award "Sprawling in scope Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present." --The New York Times "Fine reportage honed and polished until it reads more like literature than .

"Lasso the Wind is like a good road trip across the West. You drive, you stop to camp, you fall in love, and then you decide to stay. Egan's words are helping to settle the political chaos of this changing landscape. Alongside his sharp eye for details and clarity of mind is an ethical spine that is helping to shape the new West. Lasso the Wind is a moving, funny, and incisive look at the eleven states "on the sunset side of the th meridian" that Egan regards as the true West. Fishing rod and notebook in hand, he travels by car and foot, horseback and raft, through a region struggling to find its future direction under both the ideological weight of the past and the.


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"Lasso the Wind is like a good road trip across the West. You drive, you stop to camp, you fall in love, and then you decide to stay. Egan's words are helping to /5(67).

Not until after I finished Egan's Lasso Lasso the Wind book Wind did I realize how fast the book went. Egan is the rare writer who can easily combine a meaningful and entertaining story. OK then a well-written story explains why the book went fast.

Or maybe the fast pace is due the fact that Egan covers some 11 western states in the span of pages/5(76). About Lasso the Wind. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller’s Association Award "Sprawling in scope Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present."The New York Times.

Egan talked about his book, Lasso The Wind: Away to the New West, published by book examines myths and realities of the Old West and the New West of the United States in fourteen.

Lasso the Wind “Sprawling in scope, Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present.” -The New York Times.

A free-wheeling tour of the American West in all it quirky glory, with all its iconic scenery and many unknown tales in between. The author goes from America’s oldest continuously inhabited community. I thought his latest book of poetry entitled Lasso the Wind: Arelia’s Verses and Other Poems would be an excellent choice for my Book Riots’ poetry challenge.

The book also featured illustrations by Susan Tooke – a multiple recipient of the Lillian Shepherd Award for The author George Elliot Clarke is currently in his 3 year term as /5. Booko Book Reviews. My History. Items you've viewed will be shown here.

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A sometimes arch, sometimes curmudgeonly, but always revealing tour of the modern Mountain West. That place, as New York Times Pacific Northwest correspondent Egan (Breaking Blue, ) delights in showing, trades on the myths of its past.

Although the West celebrates stalwart do-gooders, lone heroes, and desperadoes in places like Deadwood and Tombstone, in fact it is and has always been. The Paperback of the Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West by Timothy Egan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.3/5(1).

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Buy a cheap copy of Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West book by Timothy Egan. The American West has always been as much a symbol as a location; as much a myth as a destination. If land and religion are what people most often kill each other Free shipping over $/5(5). Acceptable. Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West.

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The first book in the bestselling Mark of the Lion series, A Voice in the Wind brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget—Hadassah. Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, this young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.

Lasso the Wind is the first collection of children’s poetry by renowned poet and playwright George Elliott Clarke. By turns absurd, witty, playful, and profound, Clarke’s poems speak to the vivid wonder, the bright joys, and the secret pains of growing up in this world.

They have tried to tame it, shave it, fence it, cut it, dam it, drain it, nuke it, poison it, pave it, and subdivide it, " writes Timothy Egan of the West in his new book, but "this region's hold on the American character has never seemed stronger." ;;;;; Lasso the Wind is a moving, funny, and incisive look at the eleven states "on the sunset side of the th meridian" that Egan regards as.

‎A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award "Sprawling in scope Mr. Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present." -- The New York Times "Fine reportage /5(6).

It may be easier to lasso the wind than to find a sustaining story for the American West. Still, as storytellers it is our obligation to keep trying.

So I have tried to find a true West at the start of the next hundred years, leaving the boundaries of the old metaphors in search of.

Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West Timothy Egan, Author Alfred A. Knopf $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. In a freewheeling, deeply meditative. Lasso the Wind. Away to the New West. By: It is a book about the "new" West but it's nearly 30 years old.

Nevertheless, it is extremely interesting. I really liked the one chapter, one city format. Help Redeem a Promo Code Gifts Site Map About Audible. A New York Times Notable Book of the YearWinner of the Mountains and Plains Book Seller's Association Award"Sprawling in scope Mr.

Egan uses the past powerfully to explain and give dimension to the present." --The New York Times"Fine reportage honed and polished until it reads more like literature than journalism." --Los Angeles Times"They have tried to tame it, shave it, fence it.Lasso the Wind (Paperback) Away to the New West (Vintage Departures) By Timothy Egan.

Vintage,pp. Publication Date: Octo Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (8/1/) Compact Disc (8/1/) Compact Disc (8/1/). Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West by Timothy Egan Alfred A.

Knopf. pages. $ Timothy Egan, Pacific Northwest correspondent for The New York Times, knows he's taken on a tough topic in his third book.

"It may be easier to lasso the wind than find a sustaining story for the American West," he writes in the introduction.