Published May 17, 2017
MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN – As part of its expansive “Edward Curtis: The American Indian” exhibition, the Muskegon Museum of Art will present a lecture by National Book Award Winner & New York Times Op-Ed Writer Timothy Egan who will speak about his 2012 award-winning book, “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis” on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.
Egan’s story of the life of famed photographer, Edward Curtis, has won praise for its compelling narrative, graceful prose, originality, and the humanizing of both Curtis and the Native Americans he photographed and admired. Among other awards, this bestselling biography won the Carnegie Medal for the Best Nonfiction Book of 2012, and also was recognized with starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus and Publisher’s Weekly.
WHAT: Award-winning author Timothy Egan in lecture on his book, “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis”
WHEN: Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Frauenthal Center, 425 West Western Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan 49440