Messenger Bird

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jun 30, 1994 - Fiction - 228 pages
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From the author of Jack the Bear comes this tale of a young surgeon, Jim, assigned to a small hospital on an Apache reservation. Among a stoic people burdened by a cruel history, poverty, and alcoholism, Jim learns the healing power of compassion from a Sioux/Lakota nurse-Annie Messenger Bird Lester Mendez. Harvest American Writing series

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

I thoroughly enjoyed McCall's effortless storytelling skills in this haunting book about love, politics, and the human body. Gripping from the first moment to the last sentence, my only regret is that ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
21
Section 3
36
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About the author (1994)

McCall is Professor of American Studies at Cornell University.

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