Bearheart: The Heirship Chronicles

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University of Minnesota Press, 1978 - Fiction - 254 pages
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Tells the story of a group of tribal pilgrims who journey south toward freedom after the government invades their reservation to claim their sacred trees for fuel

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Though probably not like anything you have ever read before, this doesn't quite live up to Vizenor's later novels. Being his first work of long fiction it seemed he had yet to perfect his ... Read full review

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postmodern with some scenes that made me very squeamish. I read it in graduate school or I would not have finished it. Read full review

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GERALD VIZENOR is Professor of Native American Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. His books published by Wesleyan are Shadow Distance: A Gerald Vizenor Reader (1994), Manifest Manners: Postindian Warriors of Survivance (1993), Landfill Meditation: Crossblood Stories (1991), and The Heirs of Columbus (1991). His second book, Griever: An American Monkey King in China, won the 1988 American Book Award.

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