The Big Burn Author Talk

Posted on Mar 1 by SEASONS Magazine

Cover of Timothy Egan's The Big Burn

Cover of Timothy Egan’s The Big Burn

Santa Barbara Reads along with UCSB present a discussion with author Timothy Egan on his New York Times best-selling book, The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America at UCSB’s Campbell Hall on Tuesday, March 4, at 8 p.m.

Timothy Egan is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of seven books primarily focusing on narrative historical nonfiction. In this lecture, he will be speaking about his 2009 book that discusses the Big Burn, the 1910 forrest fire that destroyed nearly 3 million acres in just two days, and the bigger story of President Teddy Roosevelt and his strides in America’s conservation policies.

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—Ashley Cates

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