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Sweetgrass and Smoke

Cappel, Constance

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ISBN 10: 1401048560 / ISBN 13: 9781401048563
Published by Xlibris Corp, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., 2002
Condition: Very Good+ Soft cover
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Copy has minor shelfwear rubbing, inked gift inscription on the 1st title page, tiny bend on the tip of upper front corner. an experimental book that will interest all readers of Ernest Hemingway and his relationships with Native Americaans. This post modern book documents ERnest Hemingway's first love affair with an American Indian girl (Prudence Bolton), the background material mixed into Sweetgrass and Smoke comes from diverse sources as Native American texts, prehistory theories, letters, newpaper clipping, death records, and Hemingway biographies. Chapters 1 through X are fiction and in novel form. A unique read and scarce, cover photograph taken at the site of Prudence Bolton's grave! By the author of Hemingway in Michigan. 264pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 003144

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Title: Sweetgrass and Smoke

Publisher: Xlibris Corp, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Edition: Fifth Edition

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Sweetgrass and Smoke is an experimental book that will interest all readers of Ernest Hemingway and his relationships with Native Americans. The American Indians and the rich descendants of English settlers cross cultural lines in the novel part of this book that is set in the repressive Fifties in an exclusive resort town in northern Michigan. This post-modern book also documents Ernest Hemingway¿s first love affair with an American Indian girl (Prudence Bolton). The background material mixed into Sweetgrass and Smoke comes from such diverse sources as Native American texts, prehistory theories, letters, newspaper clippings, death records, and Hemingway biographies.

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Constance Cappel, PhD compiled and edited A Union of Voices: Accounts of the Union Institute & University. She is both a writer and an educator having received her PhD in 1991 from the Union Institute & University. Dr. Cappel is presently the Vice0president of the Graduate Alumnae/i Board of the UI&U. She served on the GAB board from 1991-94 and again was elected to be on from 1999-2005. As the author of Utopian Colleges, she was asked many times to write a history of UI&U. She used the six oral histories gathered for the GAB board and let the others in this historical compellation speak in their own voices.

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