Tucson Festival of Books

Timothy Egan



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Timothy Egan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and the author of 10 books, including, "A Fever in the Heartland." His book on the Dust Bowl, "The Worst Hard Time," won a National Book Award for nonfiction. His book on photographer Edward Curtis, "Short Night of the Shadow Catcher," was awarded the Carnegie Medal for nonfiction. He has also written several New York Times best-sellers, including "The Immortal Irishman" and "The Big Burn." He is a third-generation Westerner.

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Awards: National Book Award, Pulitzer Prize, Carnegie Medal, Chautauqua Prize, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Assoc., Washington State Book Award


Scheduled events:
Stopped in Their Tracks
Best-selling authors Timothy Egan and Liza Mundy discuss the women who through courage, spycraft and meticulous work stopped some of the US's most notorious adversaries.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Timothy Egan, Liza Mundy
Moderator: Mary Reynolds
Democracy in Peril
From the 1920s rise of the Ku Klux Klan to combatting graft and corruption in WWII procurement, two seasoned journalists show how relatively unknown actors saved the country from impending disaster.

Modern Languages Room 350 (Seats 318, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Steve Drummond, Timothy Egan
Moderator: Peter Michaels

Books:
A Fever in the Heartland
The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them
History / Biography
Penguin
April 2023
ISBN 9780735225268
432 pages
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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
History / Biography
HarperCollins Publishers
September 2006
ISBN 9780618773473
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