Edward S. Curtis’s name is synonymous with photography of Native Americans in the early 20th century. The man traveled all over the American West in his quest to document indigenous peoples before their way of life was subverted.
“Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” chronicles the stories behind Curtis’s work.
Egan is the best-selling author of six books. In 2006 he won the …