Philip L. Fradkin is the author of eleven highly praised books, including A River No More and The Great Earthquake and Firestorms of 1906. He was the first western editor of Audubon Magazine and shared a Pulitzer Prize as a journalist for the Los Angeles Times.
“Illuminating. . . . Goes beyond Stegner’s iconic status to give us. . . the influential teacher and visionary conservationist.” - Entrada Institute
“Fradkin is the perfect fit to study Stegner’s career in the West. . . . This is a fine [assessment].” - Richard H. Dillon, Old West/True West Magazine
“This is a splendid scholarly study of America’s most important twentieth-century interpreter of the West.” - Malcolm Rohrbough, The Annals Of Iowa