The author of Fool's Crow and Indian Lawyer presents an extraordinary, evocative novel about a young Native American coming to terms with his heritage--and his dreams. "A nearly flawless novel about human life".--Reynolds Price, New York Times Book Review.The author of Fool's Crow and Indian Lawyer presents an extraordinary, evocative novel about a young Native American coming to terms with his heritage--and his dreams. "A nearly flawless novel about human life".--Reynolds Price, New York Times Book Review.Read Less
VG/VG. Octavo. Blue, marble patterned boards thirdbound in brown cloth spine. Light bumping at the head and tail of the spine and light rubbing at the tips of the lower corners. Previous owner's return address sticker on the free front endpaper. "First Edition" statement on the copyright page, but number line in rear of book ends with "3." 176 pages. Dust Jacket-has light rubbing at the head and tail of the spine and at the tips of the corners. Tiny chip in the tip of each of the lower corners. Some small closed tears in the lower edges. Faint evidence of handling over time on rear cover-color otherwise vivid.
Good+ in Good Unclipped jacket. Book DJ is darkening with age; several dark spots moving from spine toward back panel; a bit of chipping at top edge; lightly ruffled at bottom edge. Text has foxing on textbox edges & endpapers; text is unmarked & clean. Top edge is sunned & bumped. A good, solid binding.
Fine copy in vg(+) dust jacket: just a closed scallop tear w/ tiny nick, repaired, at front upper joint, else an attractive copy; laminate typically age-toning a bit. 8vo 8 1/2"x 5 3/8" brown cloth w/ veined, blue paper boards; gilt lettering on spine; 176 pgs; photo-illus dust jacket, price-clipped; author photo by William Stafford on rear; author's first novel. quotes by Tom McGuane, William Eastlake, Ishmael Reed, Richard Hugo, Vine Deloria & Jim Harrison on back cover. jacket design by Robert Aulicino.
Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Good/Good. First Edition, This lovely hard cover book, 176 pages long, is in good condition, with light shelf wear, light bumping to the spine ends and cover corners, light page edge soiling. Ex-Library with the usual stamping and marking, pocket on the front free endpapers. The pages are tight and bright. The dust jacket is in good condition, with light shelf wear, light bumping to the cover edges, light surface scuffing and soiling, plastic covered, jacket glued to the book.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Signed by author. book: VG-cock to spine; small area of mild soiling on bottom edge; boards a little loose; some faint scuffing & small faint moisture stains on top edge; 176 p. textblock slightly separated from top edge of spine; mild bumping along bottom edge of front board; mild crimping to spine edges. dj: VG-mild wrinkling near & to spine edges; approx. 3/16" closed tear on bottom edge of front panel; mild scuffing to bottom edge of flap folds; slight bit of soiling near spine edges; mild intermittent soiling along bottom corner of rear panel near flap; mild to moderate general shelfwear; faintest beginning of browning along edges of white parts of dj. a very adequate reading copy with dj in mylar protection. Inscribed by author "Dear Reader" with short quote from book and signature. Author's 1st novel.
An American Indian travel, circular narrative.
This book really grabbed my attention for pleasure reading.
Once used to the circular narrative, it is quite enjoyable.
The journey drew me in, and the stance made me want a revolution.
Good quick read.
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