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Western Lit: A New Book By a Self-Proclaimed Umbraphile Tells the Story of the West’s Last Total Solar Eclipse, in 1878

On Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will ride its elliptical orbit precisely between the Earth and the sun, plunging the land below into the crepuscule of a total solar eclipse. Beginning at around 10 a.m. Pacific Time, the dark path of totality will sweep northwest to southeast across the United States, casting its eerie gloom […]