Winter in the blood

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Penguin Books, 1986 - Fiction - 176 pages
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The author of Fool's Crow and Indian Lawyer presents an extraordinary, evocative novel about a young Native American coming to terms with his heritage--and his dreams. "A nearly flawless novel about human life".--Reynolds Price, New York Times Book Review.

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Towards the beginning of the novel, there's a sentence: "The country had created a distance as deep as it was empty, and the people accepted and treated each other with distance." This sets the tone ... Read full review

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Winter in the Blood by James Welch, is a brooding and depressing novel but well written and, I think, an important work by a Native American about contemporary Native Americans. It is a contemporary ... Read full review


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At the time of his death in 2003, James Welch was considered one of the most important authors of the American West. His books include "Fool's Crow" and "Winter in the Blood".

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