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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse (Signed 1st Printing)

Matthiessen, Peter

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ISBN 10: 0670397024 / ISBN 13: 9780670397020
Published by Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1983
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Edition/First Printing 1983. A true first edition copy -- "the suppressed edition"--fine in a near fine and unclipped dustjacket. Signed by the author and dated "February 1983"--to the title page. A true first with $20.95 price and "First published in 1983 by The Viking Press"--to the copyright page. A compelling story of the plight of the American Indian and their contiuous fight with the American government and the FBI. Held out of publication by a court case involving the FBI and Leonard Peltier for over 8 years. A true collector's copy. Signed by Matthiessen. A superb copy--tight square and clean. The dustjacket has just modest rubbing or would also be fine. Protected in a Brodart jacket cover. Please note: photos show glare from the lighting only. Bookseller Inventory # cfe12137

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Title: In the Spirit of Crazy Horse (Signed 1st ...

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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

About the Author:

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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