Shooting the Sun (Paperback)
Bantam, 9780553583694, 320pp.
Publication Date: October 26, 2004
Babbage's computer, and to photograph it with the newly invented camera of Louis Daguerre. The actual purpose, however... Suffice it to say that in Shooting the Sun nothing is what it seems, eclipses have minds of their own, and even the best computer cannot predict treachery, greed, and the fickle passions of the human heart. From the Hardcover edition.
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Praise For Shooting the Sun…
"An engaging travelogue along the old Santa Fe Trail, served up with plenty of authentic frontier detail."
"Full of insights and laced with subtle humor.... The author shows us every detail of the trip, from the attitudes of the day to how to find water in desert sand and preparations for a Kiowa Sun Dance."
--The Denver Post