Mean spirit

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Ivy Books, 1990 - Fiction - 377 pages
31 Reviews
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Early in this century, rivers of oil were found beneath Oklahoma land belonging to Indian people, and beautiful Grace Banket became the richest person in the Territory. But she was murdered by the greed of white men, and the Graycloud family, who cared for her daughter, began dying mysteriously. Letters sent to Washington, D.C. begging for help went unanswered, until at last a Native American government official, Stace Red Hawk, traveled west to investigate. What he found has been documented by history: rampant fraud, intimidation, and murder. But he also found something truly extraordinary--his deepest self and abiding love for his people, and their brave past.

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User Review  - Dutch Fichthorn - Goodreads

I can't understand all the adoration this ponderous novel has garnered. I suppose because the subject matter is about an oppressed minority, readers are able to participate in the political progress ... Read full review

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I loved this book and I love Linda Hogan.. Read full review

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Linda Hogan has won an American Book Award, a National Book Critics Circle Award, a Lannan Foundation Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist with her novel "Mean Spirit". She lives in Idledale, Colorado.

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