In 1853 Theodore Winthrop traveled through what has become Washington, Oregon and British Columbia to experience a land that he believed would change the character of man. Timothy Egan of The New York Times retraces Winthrop's footsteps to appraise the outcome of his prophecy. Maps.

The Good Rain: An Exploration of the Pacific Northwest 1990, Knopf Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780394577241