The death of Jim Loney

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Harper & Row, 1979 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Half white and half Indian, Jim Loney slowly drifts from isolation and despair toward ruin in a small Montana town, haunted by memories of his mad mother and rejected by his alcoholic father

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a very sad story of a wasted life Read full review

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Masterful, poetic and haunting. This is a short book, less than 200 pages, but its scope and intelligence, and its psychological intelligence, make it seem much bigger and longer. I took my time ... 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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