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Ghost Dances

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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

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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780316199841
SKU
V9780316199841
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99-1

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

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