Winter in the blood

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Fiction - 176 pages
57 Reviews
The author of Fool's Crow and Indian Lawyer presents an extraordinary, evocative novel about a young Native American coming to terms with his heritage--and his dreams. "A nearly flawless novel about human life".--Reynolds Price, New York Times Book Review.

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User Review  - Marcia Ceballos - Goodreads

When I started reading the book I wasn't sure if I would finish it, but seeing as it was only about 140 pages I decided I had to see where it was going. It was a sad story of an young Indian man ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

The prose is nice. The plot is non-existent. All in all, this is an unsuccessful William Maxwell clone. It's a quick read, but it could hardly keep my attention. Read full review


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About the author (1986)

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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