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The story of Martiniano, the man who killed the deer, is a timeless story of Pueblo Indian sin and redemption, and of the conflict between Indian and white laws; written with a poetically charged beauty of style, a purity of conception, and a thorough understanding of Indian values.
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Frank Waters, (1902–1995), is the finest chronicler, in both fiction and non-fiction, of the vast American Southwest. He writes out of long and close association with the American Indian and with the Spanish-American, and with deep understanding of their cultures.Review:
By far the finest novel of American Indian life I have ever read.”
Saturday Review of Literature
[Waters's] long and wide experience has given him an insight to the ways of the Indian, perhaps not exceeded by any other novelist.”
Los Angeles Times
A rich fusion of myth and reality, both a detailed rendering of Pueblo Indian rituals, ceremonies and beliefs and an account of the Indians' political struggle to get back their ancestral lands.”
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Book Description Ohio Univ Pr, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0804001936
Book Description Ohio Univ Pr, 1942. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0804001936
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0804001936