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In the spirit of Crazy Horse

Peter Matthiessen

In the spirit of Crazy Horse

by Peter Matthiessen

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Published by Collins-Harvill in London .
Written in


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StatementPeter Matthiessen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxli,646p. ;
Number of Pages646
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14875041M
ISBN 100002712083

  In the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter Matthiessen; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Indian Movement, Oglala Indians, Indians of North America, Government relations, Protected DAISY, In library, Accessible book; .   In the spirit of Crazy Horse Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Includes bibliographical references and index Access-restricted-item true Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :

Mari Sandoz offers a powerful evocation of the long-ago world and enduring spirit of Crazy Horse. Chosen as a One Book, One Nebraska selection, this edition of Crazy Horse includes discussion questions and a comprehensive glossary to enhance the reader's experience with this classic Sandoz text. Peter Matthiessen IN THE SPIRIT OF CRAZY HORSE 1st Edition 3rd Printing Hardcover New York Viking Very Good in a Near Fine dust jacket. Light foxing on text block Rating: % positive.

  The Crazy Horse Memorial is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Started in , the monumental sculpture is an ongoing project, carved from Thunderhead Mountain, and located about Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity set him off as "strange," fought in many famous battles, including the one at the Little Bighorn. He held out boldly against the government's efforts to confine the Sioux on reservations. Finally, in the spring of he surrendered, one of the last important chiefs to 4/5(3).


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The heart of the book is an excruciatingly detailed discussion of the shoot out between the FBI and other law enforcement agencies and Native Americans living on the Pine Ridge /5.

About In the Spirit of Crazy Horse. An “indescribably touching, extraordinarily intelligent” (Los Angeles Times Book Review) chronicle of a fatal gun-battle between FBI agents and American Indian Movement activists by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the novel In Paradise.

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Most of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and humble fighting man who, with valor, spirit, respect, and unparalleled leadership, fought for his people's land, livelihood, and honor.

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Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. Lead: IN THE SPIRIT OF CRAZY HORSE By Peter Matthiessen.

New York: The Viking Press. $ IN his new book about the American Indian Movement, Peter Matthiessen, author of the award-winning ''Snow Leopard'' and many other works of nonfiction and fiction, admirably dramatizes the tragic plight of native Americans.

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Kept off the shelves for eight years because of one of the most protracted and bitterly fought legal cases in publishing history, In the Spirit of Crazy Horse reveals the Lakota tribe's long struggle with the U.S.

government, and makes clear why the traditional Indian concept of the earth is so important at a time when increasing populations. Crazy Horse (Lakota: Tȟašúŋke Witkó in Standard Lakota Orthography, IPA: /tχaˈʃʊ̃kɛ witˈkɔ/, lit. ''His-Horse-Is-Crazy''; c. – September 5, ) was a Lakota war leader of the Oglala band in the 19th century.

He took up arms against the United States federal government to fight against encroachment by white American settlers on Native American territory and to preserve the Battles/wars: Fetterman Fight, Battle of.

In The Spirit Of Crazy Horse [signed] Author Matthiessen, Peter Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Hardcover Publisher The Viking Press, Place of Publication NY Date published Book Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : In the Spirit of Crazy Horse Author Matthiessen, Peter Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher The Viking Press Place of Publication NY Date published Get this from a library.

In the spirit of Crazy Horse. [Peter Matthiessen] -- Examines the confrontation between Indians and FBI agents that led to. In the Spirit of Crazy Horse: The Story of Leonard Peltier and the FBII/ (MP3 Book) Published May 5th by Blackstone Audio, Inc.

MP3 Book, 0 pagesCited by: Author: Peter Matthiessen In the Spirit of Crazy Horse chronicles the tumultuous history between the Sioux and the United States government, with emphasis on contemporary events on the Sioux reservations of South Dakota.

He focused on the events of the s on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. This included the Wounded Knee Incident, a seventy-one day, armed stand-off.

In the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Matthiessen, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Crazy Horse was born in the Black Hills of South Dakota inthe son of the Oglala Sioux shaman also named Crazy Horse and his wife, a member of the Brule Sioux.

Crazy Horse had lighter. A seven-year libel battle over passages in Peter Matthiessen's "In the Spirit of Crazy Horse" ended quietly in late October when the plaintiff, former South Dakota Gov. Get this from a library! In the spirit of Crazy Horse. [Peter Matthiessen] -- The author tells the sad story of the ill treatment of North American Indians since European settlers arrived.

By means of interviews, attendance at Indian ceremonies, and extensive research. this video is dedicated to my sisters anna kim,and angie. i know you all love crazy horse, as much as the people themselves this is for you.

this .THE JOURNEY OF CRAZY HORSE: A LAKOTA HISTORY relates the life of Crazy Horse, as Mr. Marshall promises in his foreword, as a Native American storyteller might. What emerges is the story of a good man, a man who, for his part, fought for what he believed was by: