The Parasite: A Novel
Dzanibaa saw her happy childhood come to a terrifying end when U.S. soldiers attacked and forced thousands of Navajo to walk to Fort Sumner, 450 miles from their home. Told in both Navajo and English languages, the story is illustrated in full-color paintings that show the Navajo's despair and determination during their days at the fort.
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Page 46 - TO THE DEATHLESS MEMORY OF JESUS OF NAZARETH SEER AND SAYER OF TRUTH WHO WAS BELIEVED ONLY BY THE POOR AND OUTCAST, WHO WAS RECOGNIZED BY ALL REPUTABLE AND RESPECTABLE PEOPLE AS THE AVOWED ENEMY OF LAW, ORDER AND RELIGION, AND WHO WAS AT LAST BROUGHT TO HIS DEATH BY THE PRIESTHOOD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH THROUGH THE OPERATION OF THE ESTABLISHED COURTS OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, THIS POEM IS INSCRIBED WITH MEASURELESS LOVE.
Page 35 - Arthur, unaware of being insulted, "merely aims to do for the benefit of the nation what our greatest business men have been engaged for some years in doing for the benefit of themselves. Bernard Shaw says," he added with what seemed to his sister utter irrelevance, " that all progress is a war on Society.
Page 235 - Some day I am going to find out who I am." said the boy. "There must be some way to do this." "Are you then so anxious to leave me, Jack?" asked Mrs. Ruthven, and the tears sprang into her eyes. "No, no, mother; I will not leave you so long as you wish me to stay!" he exclaimed. "It isn't that. But this mystery of the past must be solved.
Page 299 - And it was then, for the first time in my life, that I began " She stopped short, a deep color flooding her face.
Page 107 - ... he not only did not know, but did not care to know...
Page 151 - Randall suddenly stepped to her side and took her into his arms. " Do you think I don't know, dear," he said tenderly, " how much you do care for my happiness ? So much more than I deserve!
Page 228 - It was not until he was on his way home that he found time to wonder what possible new shocks and surprises would this time meet him.
Page 235 - I want, more than I ever wanted anything in my life, to bear and nurse a child ! I want it so much that I am asking you to consent to — this.
Page 288 - a new religion is emerging in the souls of men — the essence of which is that one cannot himself be healthy or happy unless the race is healthy and happy.