The Man who Killed the Deer

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Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, Jan 1, 1942 - Fiction - 266 pages
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The story of Martiniano, the man who killed the deer, is a timeless story of Pueblo Indian sin and redemption, and of the conflict between Indian and white laws; written with a poetically charged beauty of style, a purity of conception, and a thorough understanding of Indian values.

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User Review  - Claudia Putnam - Goodreads

Always a little dicey writing about Native Americans when you're not, but this is a classic all the same. Read full review

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User Review  - Blair Nelson - Goodreads

A frustrating read for me (the way it's written) but still a book I learned from Read full review


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Frank Waters, (1902–1995), is the finest chronicler, in both fiction and non-fiction, of the vast American Southwest. He writes out of long and close association with the American Indian and with the Spanish-American, and with deep understanding of their cultures.

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