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The Death Of Jim Loney

Welch, James

Published by Harper & Row, 1979
ISBN 10: 0060145889 / ISBN 13: 9780060145880
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Title: The Death Of Jim Loney

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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New York. 1979. Harper & Row. 1st American Edition. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. 45. 179 pages. October 1979. hardcover. Jacket design by Studio One by Two. 0060145889. keywords:. inventory # 7238. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Jim Loney is a half-breed Indian living in a small Montana town. He's 35 years old, and he's slowly going mad. A compelling story of the modern American Indian, out of warpaint and costume, with no tribe and no home in nature or the cheap substitutes available to him. Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. Bookseller Inventory # 7238

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Synopsis: James Welch never shied away from depicting the lives of Native Americans damned by destiny and temperament to the margins of society. The Death of Jim Loney is no exception. Jim Loney is a mixed-blood, of white and Indian parentage. Estranged from both communities, he lives a solitary, brooding existence in a small Montana town. His nights are filled with disturbing dreams that haunt his waking hours. Rhea, his lover, cannot console him; Kate, his sister, cannot penetrate his world. In sparse, moving prose, Welch has crafted a riveting tale of disenfranchisement and self-destruction.

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Product Description: Jim Loney is a half-breed Indian living in a small Montana town. He's 35 years old, and he's slowly going mad. A compelling story of the modern American Indian, out of warpaint and costume, with no tribe and no home in nature or the cheap substitutes available to him.

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