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Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse

Blevins, Winfred

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ISBN 10: 0312855672 / ISBN 13: 9780312855673
Editorial: Forge, U.S.A., 1995
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Jack Skylark's Books (West Covina, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Tony Hillerman's front jacket blurb reads, " Win Blevins, that great chronicler of the American West, had outdone himself. "Stone Song is a classic. He gives us Crazy Horse the legend as Crazy Horse the man". Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, un-read. Gift quality. Signed, warmly inscribed, and dated on the title page, (Sept. 9, 1995). First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería BX4-8

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Título: Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy ...

Editorial: Forge, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1995

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Nominee for the Pulitzer and winner of the Spur Award, ‘Stone Song’ is the classic, and extraordinarily told, story of the Lakota Sioux mystic warrior, Crazy Horse. Of all the iconic figures of Native American history, Crazy Horse remains the most enigmatic. To this day he strides across American history as a man who lived—and died—on his own terms.

“’Stone Song’ is a deeply spiritual story about the soul journey of a great and mysterious American hero.” ~ The Dallas Morning News.

Ridiculed as a boy for his white-man looks, he called for a vision, and received a great one . . . a vision that would shape his life. He was to fight for his people. In order to be successful, he must not accept traditional Lakota finery, rewards, and would sacrifice the dream of a wife and children. By following his vision, and his destiny of that as a mystic warrior, he was able to lead his people to their greatest victory—the defeat of General Custer at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

Called to his monumental task, and tortured by his deeply passionate love of a woman, Crazy Horse found peace only in battle. Drawing inspiration from the eternal wisdom of his people, he discovered the means to defeat the U.S. Army at its own deadly game.

Come enjoy this new 20th century Anniversary Edition with an intimate introduction by the author, Win Blevins.

About the Author:

Win Blevins is an authority on the Plains Indians and the fur-trade era of the West. His rollicking tribute to the mountain man, Give Your Heart to the Hawks, remains in print thirty years after its first publication; his novel of Crazy Horse, Stone Song, earned several prestigious literary prizes; and such novels as Charbonneau, The Rock Child, and RavenShadow have established him as among the best of writers of the West. He lives in Utah's Canyonlands with his wife, Meredith, also a novelist.

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