Shopping cart
33%OFFJosh Garrett-Davis - Ghost Dances - 9780316199841 - V9780316199841
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

Ghost Dances

€ 35.99
€ 24.25
You save € 11.74!
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for Ghost Dances Hardcover. A gifted young writer takes a singular journey back to his native Midwestern American Plains. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1KBBNS; BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 147 x 28. Weight in Grams: 458.

Growing up in South Dakota, Josh Garrett-Davis always knew he would leave. But as a young adult, he kept going back-in dreams and reality and by way of books. With this beautifully written narrative about a seemingly empty but actually rich and complex place, he has reclaimed his childhood, his unusual family-and the Great Plains.

Among the subjects and people who bring his Plains to life are the destruction and resurgence of the American bison; his great-great-grandparents' twenty-year sojourn in Nebraska as homesteaders; Native American "Ghost Dancers," who attempted to ward off destruction by supernatural means before the 1890 ... Read more

Show Less

Product Details

Publication date
Little, Brown & Company United States
Number of pages
Number of Pages
Place of Publication
New York, United States
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days

About Josh Garrett-Davis
Josh Garrett-Davis has an MFA from Columbia and is currently a PhD student in American history at Princeton.

Reviews for Ghost Dances
With Ghost Dances, Josh Garrett-Davis bursts on the literary scene like a fresh, punk-voiced Wallace Stegner, weaving the story of his own coming of age into the tangled history of the Great Plains. A familiar prairie past of sod houses and populists lives here alongside a modern landscape of broken families and alienated teenagers, Christian fundamentalists and Indian activists. Histories ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Ghost Dances

Subscribe to our newsletter

News on special offers, signed editions & more!