Praise for John DeMont's Coal Black Heart
Nominated for the 2010 National Business Book Award
"A prodigious book ... written skillfully and often lyrically"
—The Globe and Mail
"Elegiac, scrupulously researched."
"Wonderful ... full of exhuberance."
"There is history big and small here, heroism and heartbreak, and
humanity in all its diversity. Coal Black Heart is an epic tale and a
compelling one — John DeMont's prose grabs you by the shirt collar and
keeps you turning the pages."
—D'Arcy Jenish, author of Epic Wanderer:
David Thompson and the Opening of the West