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          August 10, 2024
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Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan is an American journalist and author of ten books. The most recent, A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them, was an immediate New York Times bestseller. Egan’s other books have also been bestsellers—his book Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis was awarded the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction and The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl won the 2006 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Egan worked for The New York Times for 18 years, first as the Pacific Northwest correspondent, and then as a national enterprise reporter. As part of a team of reporters Egan won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2001 for writing a series called How Race is Lived in America. Egan lives in Seattle with his family.

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