• "'A superb travel book...deeply spiritual'"

    Irish Independent
  • "'An excellent travelogue...full of one-off characters vividly brought to life...an engaging and articulate book that does much to illuminate America's Last Frontier'"

    Daily Telegraph
  • "'Wonderfully evocative and at times quite extraordinarily moving. There are many moments you carry with you long after you've turned the last page. Magic'"

    Sunday Tribune
  • "'Combines a Bill Bryson like directness with an intimate soul searching agenda, reminiscent in places of the introspective insights that made An Evil Cradling so memorable'"

    The Herald