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Western Lit: ‘Short Nights’ Tells the Story of a Photographer Who Lost Everything to Document Native American Societies

In Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Timothy Egan—who also won the National Book Award in 2006 for The Worst Hard Time—chronicles the life story of photographer Edward Curtis in engrossing detail. Curtis, famous in the late 1890s for his Seattle society portraits, began a 30-year adventure the day he saw Princess […]