The Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

shortnightsThe Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis
by Tim Egan  (US)
2012/384 pages
rating  9.25

I love reading about American Indian history and culture and I don’t feel I’ve read nearly enough.  I’ve got several books still on my tbr shelf but this is  the All Non-fiction Group selection for August.

I’d heard of Edward Curtis prior to reading but very little – I think I read a short magazine type piece a couple years ago – way prior to the publication of this book but it may have been by Egan.

The book opens with a young Curtis photographing the last Indian of Seattle,  Princess Angeline >>>>MORE>>>>

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