A book found in a Montana museum gift shop, published by a local historical press, something no one has heard of for decades. One has reason for low expectations. So while I was sure I would enjoy Myron Brinig’s Wide Open Town as a historical document, I am both surprised and pleased to say that it is one of my favorite reads of 2015 and that … Continue reading Wide Open Town by Myron Brinig
So I found this wonderful book that no one has heard of. Wide Open Town (1931) by Myron Brinig has long been out of print. While he was a best seller in his time, Myron Brinig out-lived his own work. Wide Open Town, one of his novels about miners in Butte, Montana, was reprinted shortly after his death but hasn’t recaptured much of its fame. The … Continue reading From Wide Open Town by Myron Brinig– My New Favorite Book.