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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse.

Matthiessen, Peter.

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ISBN 10: 0670397024 / ISBN 13: 9780670397020
Published by The Viking Press, New York, 1983
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9.25" x 5.75". 628pp. A very nice, near fine copy in a dust wrapper with a faded spine and a touch of wear to the corners. This first issue is quite scarce having been suppressed at the time of publication due to legal issues. The book tells the tale of the confrontation between the FBI and American Indians at Wounded Knee in 1975. Bookseller Inventory # 5390

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Title: In the Spirit of Crazy Horse.

Publisher: The Viking Press, New York

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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Provides an incisive analysis of the 1975 fatal confrontation between American Indians and FBI agents that led to the conviction of Indian leader Leonard Peltier, focusing on the issues and causes of the battle

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PETER MATTHIESSEN has written eight novels, a book of short stories, and, from his career as a naturalist and environmental activist, numerous acclaimed works of nonfiction. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1974. He is a founder of the Paris Review and has won two National Book Awards, the 2000 Heinz Award in the Arts and Humanities, and the 2010 Spiros Vergos Prize for Freedom of Expression.

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