Daniel James Brown is the author of The Boys in the Boat and Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 . He lives in the country east of Redmond, Washington, with his wife and two daughters.
Daniel James Brown is the author of The Boys in the Boat and Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 . He lives in the country east of Redmond, Washington, with his wife and two daughters. See less
The following is a personality profile of Daniel James Brown based on his work.
Daniel James Brown is heartfelt, tranquil and restrained.
He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is calm-seeking as well: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe. But, Daniel James Brown is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and helping others. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he thinks people can handle their own business without interference.
Every American and particularly those of college age should read this book. While crew racing is not a widely appreciated sport today, and this makes the book a bit harder to get into, the story is ... Read More
The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
This was a very interesting book. I had heard and read things about the Donner Party, but never anything that really detailed the trip, especially from the perspective of a survivor. Author Brown ... Read More