The death of Jim Loney

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Harper & Row, Aug 1, 1979 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Half white and half Indian, Jim Loney slowly drifts from isolation and despair toward ruin in a small Montana town, haunted by memories of his mad mother and rejected by his alcoholic father

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User Review  - MC Hewins - Goodreads

There are all sorts of books people (mostly white) tell me, as a woman who happens to be a quarter Native American, that I have to read. This is one of those books. When they say that, they mean well ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike - Goodreads

A sad tone poem about a man losing touch from a world he was never in touch with. Read full review

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At the time of his death in 2003, James Welch was considered one of the most important authors of the American West. His books include "Fool's Crow" and "Winter in the Blood".

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