Winter in the blood

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Fiction - 176 pages
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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  - Leilani - Goodreads

I picked up this book because I heard Sherman Alexie is helping produce a movie based on it. I was not disappointed with it. However, I do think the main character is underdeveloped and it was a bit of a depressing read because all of the characters seemed so disappointed and desperate. Read full review

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User Review  - Catherine Sutthoff Slaton - Goodreads

Incredible book I'm looking forward to reading multiple times. 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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