“Wonderfully realized, Bain’s account will enthrall seekers of history off the beaten path.”
–– BOOKLIST (starred)
“Like the expedition itself, a work of stringent epistemological curiosity and research.”
–– KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred)
Publication August 18, 2011
"Anyone who loves history and appreciates the writing of William Least Heat-Moon, Jonathan Raban, Bruce Chatwin and John McPhee will want to add The Old Iron Road to their collection."
–– Chicago Tribune
–– New York Times Book Review
"His brilliant first effort is shocking, humane, and inexpressibly tragic."
–– Baltimore Sun
Soon to be an E-Book