Patrick Beach, an award-winning feature writer and reporter for the Austin American-Statesman, is the author of A Good Forest for Dying: The Tragic Death of a Young Man on the Front Lines of the Environmental Wars (Doubleday). He has received awards from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors and the Texas Institute of Letters, and was a finalist for the Livingston Award. He lives in Austin.
“Effectively rips into the half-truths, assumptions, and pernicious mythologies that degenerate so many environmental conflicts…. The straight stuff.”
—Kirkus (starred review)
“A work with the majesty and enduring power of the very forest itself.”
—Bill Minutaglio, author, City on Fire