This Pulitzer Prize-winning novel captures the essence of the Southwest in the early 1900s-and depicts a young Native American couple experiencing all the uncertainties and joys of first love. Laughing Boy is one of the most powerful novels in American fiction.
"Lucid beauty, vital artistic imagination, and a clear, almost hypnotic style."-New York Times
"Daring...triumphantly successful!"-Owen Wister, author of The Virginian
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Capturing the essence of the Southwest in 1915, Oliver La Farge's Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel is an enduring American classic. At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but elusive "American"-educated Navajo. As they experience all of the joys and uncertainties of first love, the couple must face a changing way of life and its tragic consequences.About the Author:
OLIVER LA FARGE (1901-1963) first traveled to Navajo territory on a Harvard archaeological dig. Laughing Boy was his first novel.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Signet Classics. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0451519280I5N00
Book Description Signet Classics, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Good. We have 1.5 million books to choose from -- Ship within 48 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000549758
Book Description Signet Classics. Book Condition: Very Good. Includes everything it's supposed to include. Light to moderate shelf wear. No apparent underlining/highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 920241
Book Description Signet Classics. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0451519280 Used; Book in good condition. May have markings, inscription and signs of wear | | Classics. Bookseller Inventory # 0451519280
Book Description Signet Classics, 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0451519280
Book Description Book Condition: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97804515192833.0
Book Description Book Condition: good. 227 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00451519280-G