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In the Bear's House

Momaday, N. Scott

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ISBN 10: 0312199694 / ISBN 13: 9780312199692
Published by St. Martin's Press
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: In the Bear's House

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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In a retelling of traditional Native American folktales about the bear, the Kiowa author returns to a dear and familiar subject, using original verse and paintings to explore the themes of loneliness, sacredness, and aggression found in the Indian myths about this often misunderstood animal. 15,000 first printing.

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A new collection of poems and paintings by the celebrated pioneer of modern Native American literature

Since receiving the Pulitzer Prize in 1969 for his first novel, House Made of Dawn, N. Scott Momaday has had one of the most remarkable careers in twentieth-century American letters. Here, in In the Bear's House, Momaday passionately explores themes of loneliness, sacredness, and aggression through his depiction of Bear, the one animal that has both inspired and haunted him throughout his lifetime. With transcendent dignity and gentleness, In the Bear's House celebrates Momaday's extraordinary creative vision and evolution as one of our most gifted artists.

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