Reckoning at Eagle Creek

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Reckoning at Eagle Creek

The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

By Jeff Biggers

Nation Books, Hardcover, 9781568584218, 320pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2010


A harrowing historical journey, a poignant family memoir, and a cautionary prologue to today’s misguided dependence and support of “clean coal”

About the Author
Jeff Biggers has worked as a writer, educator, policy analyst, and radio correspondent across the United States, Europe, India, and Mexico. His award-winning stories have appeared on NPR, PRI, and in scores of magazines and national newspapers. His work has won numerous honors, including an American Book Award, Lowell Thomas Award for Travel Journalism, and "Foreword Magazine" Book of the Year Award. He lives in southern Illinois.