Book Review: Empire of Shadows The Epic Story of Yellowstone

I recently finished reading George Black's book "Empire of Shadows: the Epic Story of Yellowstone." This is a great book and if you are at all curious about the events that led to the creation of our first National Park then this is a must read. Don't let the 428 pages or the fact that it's history scare you away. Mr. Black has taken the lives and stories of all the major people involved, as well as a great many minor people, and weaved them into one of the rare true stories that is better than fiction. I was surprised the…