Reckoning at Eagle Creek (Hardcover)

The Secret Legacy of Coal in the Heartland

By Jeff Biggers

Nation Books, 9781568584218, 320pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/24/2014)
Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (11/1/2010)

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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.