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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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
21
Section 3
36
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

McCall is Professor of American Studies at Cornell University.

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