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  • Black Elk Speaks

    Black Elk Speaks
    av John G. Neihardt

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803283916

    Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863–1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time.…

  • The Nightmare and Other Tales of Dark Fantasy

    The Nightmare and Other Tales of Dark Fantasy
    av Francis Stevens

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803292987

    Slithering from these pages are never-before-collected tales of suspense and wonder by the woman who invented modern-day dark fantasy: A man goes quietly to bed aboard the doomed Lusitania and awakens on a magical South Pacific Island just as the pa…

  • Speaking of Indians

    Speaking of Indians

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803266148

    Ella Deloria could speak intimately about Indian ways because she belonged to a Yankton Sioux family. A distinguished scholar who studied with Franz Boas at Columbia University, she had the gift of language and the understanding necessary to bridge…

  • Gravity and Grace

    Gravity and Grace
    av Simone Weil

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298002

    Simone Weil, the French philosopher, political activist, and religious mystic, was little known when she died young in 1943. Four years later the philosopher-farmer Gustave Thibon compiled La pesanteur et la grâce from the notebooks she left in his…

  • Patterns in Comparative Religion

    Patterns in Comparative Religion
    av Mircea Eliade

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267336

    In this era of increased knowledge the essence of religious phenomena eludes the psychologists, sociologists, linguists, and other specialists because they do not study it as religious. According to Mircea Eliade, they miss the one irreducible eleme…

  • Blues for a Black Cat and Other Stories

    Blues for a Black Cat and Other Stories
    av Boris Vian

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803296091

    Ten of Vian's best jazzy, outrageous short stories, evoking the seamy side of '50s Parisian night life

  • Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West

    Mountain Men and Fur Traders of the Far West

    Pocket - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803272101

    The legendary mountain men—the fur traders and trappers who penetrated the Rocky Mountains and explored the Far West in the first half on the nineteenth century—formed the vanguard of the American empire and became the heroes of American…

  • Sisters of Salome

    Sisters of Salome
    av Toni Bentley

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803262416

    The origins of the art of exotic dancing lie in English drama and Viennese opera: Oscar Wilde’s 1893 play Salome, and Richard Strauss’s 1905 opera based on it, brought onto the stage a female character who captured and dominated the audi…

  • The New Being

    The New Being
    av Paul Tillich

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803294585

    These twenty-three meditations on key passages from the Bible were originally delivered as addresses at colleges and universities. They are short, powerful, and persuasive examinations of the effect of God’s love on the life of the believer an…

  • Shakespeare and Company

    Shakespeare and Company
    av Sylvia Beach
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260979

    Sylvia Beach was intimately acquainted with the expatriate and visiting writers of the Lost Generation, a label that she never accepted. Like moths of great promise, they were drawn to her well-lighted bookstore and warm hearth on the Left Bank. Sha…

  • The Buffalo Hunters

    The Buffalo Hunters
    av Mari Sandoz

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803218802

    In 1867 conservative estimates put the number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s, that figure had dwindled to a few hundred. The destruction of the great herds is the theme of The Buffalo Hunters. M…

  • My People the Sioux

    My People the Sioux
    av Luther Standing Bear

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803293328

    When it was first published in 1928, Luther Standing Bear's autobiographical account of his tribe and tribesmen was hailed by Van Wyck Brooks as “one of the most engaging and veracious we have ever had.” It remains a landmark in Indian l…

  • The Smart Take from the Strong

    The Smart Take from the Strong
    av Pete Carril

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803264489

    “The strong take from the weak, but the smart take from the strong.” So said Pete Carril’s father, a Spanish immigrant who worked for thirty-nine years in a Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, steel mill. His son stood only five-foot-six but…

  • Swords from the East

    Swords from the East
    av Harold Lamb

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803219496

    Their conquest was measured not in miles but in degrees of longitude. They smashed the gates of empires, overthrew kingdoms, diverted rivers, and depopulated entire countries. They were the Mongols of Genghis Khan, swift and merciless but also resou…

  • I Fought With Custer

    I Fought With Custer
    av Charles Windolph

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803297203

    Sergeant Charles Windolph was the last white survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn when he described it nearly seventy years later. A six-year veteran of the Seventh Cavalry, Windolph fought in Benteen’s troop on that fatal Sunday and…

  • Streak

    Streak
    av Michael Seidel

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803292932

    Streak vividly and poignantly tells the story of "Joltin' Joe" DiMaggio's legendary fifty-six-game hitting streak and the last golden summer of baseball before America was engulfed by the maelstrom of the Second World War. That long-lost summer also…

  • The Circus of Dr. Lao

    The Circus of Dr. Lao
    av Charles G. Finney

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803234949

    Abalone, Arizona, is a sleepy southwestern town whose chief concerns are boredom and surviving the Great Depression—that is, until the circus of Dr. Lao arrives and immensely and irrevocably changes the lives of everyone drawn to its tents. Ex…

  • Sister to the Sioux

    Sister to the Sioux
    av Elaine Goodale Eastman

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267527

    In 1885 a genteel New England girl traveled to the western frontier to open a school on the Great Sioux Reservation. For six years, Elaine Goodale Eastman taught, hunted with, and lived among the Lakotas, who were experiencing profound changes as bu…

  • Kit Carson's Autobiography

    Kit Carson's Autobiography
    av Kit Carson

    Pocket - 1966 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803250314

    "Notice is hereby given to all persons, that Christopher Carson, a boy about 16 years old, small of his age, but thick-set; light hair, ran away from the subscriber, living in Franklin, Howard County, Missouri, to whom he had been bound to learn the…

  • The Warriors

    The Warriors
    av J. Glenn Gray

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803270763

    Selected for the 2019 Commandant's Professional Reading List J. Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941, having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He was discharged as a…

  • Waterlily

    Waterlily
    av Ella Cara Deloria

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803219045

    When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family’s camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakot…

  • The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce

    The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce
    av Ambrose Bierce

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260719

    Before he trailed off into the wilds of Mexico, never to be heard from again, Ambrose Bierce achieved a public persona as "bitter Bierce" and "the devil's lexicographer." He left behind a nasty reputation and more than ninety short stories that are…

  • Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight

    Cheyenne Memories of the Custer Fight

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803273115

    Only six Cheyenne Indians (but thirty-two Sioux) died in the fighting at the Little Bighorn River that wiped out the command of General George Custer. Brave Wolf, the son of the prophet Old Brave Wolf, later recalled the courage of the doomed men in…

  • Witch Hunts in the Western World

    Witch Hunts in the Western World
    av Brian A. Pavlac

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803232907

    This in-depth and comprehensive resource explores the intersection of religion, politics, and the supernatural that spawned the notorious witch hunts in Europe and the New World. Witch Hunts in the Western World traces the evolution of Western attit…

  • The Cheyenne in Plains Indian Trade Relations, 1795-1840

    The Cheyenne in Plains Indian Trade Relations, 1795-1840
    av Joseph Jablow

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803275812

    In this illuminating book, the Plains Indians come to life as shrewd traders. The Cheyennes played a vital role in an intricate and expanding barter system that connected tribes with each other and with whites. Joseph Jablow follows the Cheyennes, w…

  • Uphill Both Ways: Hiking Toward Happiness on the Colorado Trail

    Uphill Both Ways: Hiking Toward Happiness on the Colorado Trail

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496229007

    One grouchy husband. Three reluctant kids. Five hundred miles of wilderness. And one woman, determined to escape the humdrum existence of modern parenting and a toxic work environment and to confront the history of environmental damage wreaked by we…

  • The Final Invasion

    The Final Invasion
    av David G. Fitz-Enz

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803227941

    On September 1, 1814, under the command of Lt. Gen. Sir George Prevost, nearly 15,000 veteran British troops, fresh from victory over Napoleon, crossed the Canadian-American border—the largest foreign army ever to invade the United States. Opp…

  • Cripple Creek Days

    Cripple Creek Days
    av Mabel Barbee Lee

    Pocket - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279124

    Mabel Barbee Lee has written a rousing tale of early days in Cripple Creek, Colorado. She speaks with authority because she arrived there as a child in 1892, and with wide-eyed wonder saw the whole place turn to gold. With his divining rod, Mabel's…

  • Enemies

    Enemies
    av John Christgau

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803228061

    They were called aliens and enemies. But the World War II internees John Christgau writes about were in fact ordinary people victimized by the politics of a global war. The Alien Enemy Control Program in America was born with the United States’…

  • Mollie and Other War Pieces

    Mollie and Other War Pieces
    av A. J. Liebling

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803280311

    A. J. Liebling’s coverage of the Second World War for the New Yorker gives us a fresh and unexpected view of the war—stories told in the words of the soldiers, sailors, and airmen who fought it, the civilians who endured it, and the corr…

  • Fighting Liberal

    Fighting Liberal
    av George W. Norris

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226760

    Though George Norris was born and grew up in Ohio, he headed west after earning his law degree and set up practice in Nebraska, eventually settling in McCook. Elected to the House of Representatives in 1902 and the Senate in 1912, Norris was a Repub…

  • In the Ballpark

    In the Ballpark
    av George Gmelch

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803271272

    In the Ballpark is a collection of interviews with twenty-one people who work in all parts of Major and Minor League Baseball: usher and broadcaster, beer vendor and sportswriter, clubhouse attendant and field manager, ticket seller and owner, scout…

  • A Complete Life of General George A. Custer, Volume 2

    A Complete Life of General George A. Custer, Volume 2
    av Frederick Whittaker

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803297432

    This first biography of General George A. Custer was published late in 1876, only months after the disaster at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. A Complete Life was the beginning of a legend, and Frderick Whittaker did more than anyone else except…

  • The Life of Hon. William F. Cody

    The Life of Hon. William F. Cody
    av William F. Cody

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803263031

    The real achievements of William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody as a plainsman, hunter, scout, and Indian fighter have tended to be obscured by his fame as a showman. From its opening performance in 1883, Buffalo Bill's Wild West (it was never advertised as…

  • The Heart of the Sound

    The Heart of the Sound
    av Marybeth Holleman

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803230354

    How does one recover from disaster? That question is at the heart of Marybeth Holleman’s lyrical, elegiac response to the repercussions of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which devastated Alaska’s Prince William Sound in 1989. Intertwining t…

  • Grasping the Ring

    Grasping the Ring
    av Gene A. Budig

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226357

    Over the course of his varied career, Gene A. Budig has served as a professor, the president of the American League of Major League Baseball, the head of three major universities, a major general in the Air National Guard, a newspaper man, and co-ow…

  • The Fist in the Wilderness

    The Fist in the Wilderness
    av David Lavender

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279766

    The story of the American fur trade has been told many times from different viewpoints, but David Lavender was the first to place it within the overall contest for empire between Britain and the United States. Rather than offering a simple hagiograp…

  • Blue Skies, Black Wings

    Blue Skies, Black Wings
    av Samuel L. Broadnax

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803217744

    At the age of seventeen, Samuel L. Broadnax, enamored with flying, enlisted and trained as a pilot at the Tuskegee Army Air Base. Although he left the Air Corps at the end of the Second World War, his experiences inspired him to talk with other pilo…

  • The Song of the Lark

    The Song of the Lark
    av Willa Cather

    Klotband - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803214026

    Willa Cather’s third novel, The Song of the Lark, depicts the growth of an artist, singer Thea Kronborg, a character inspired by the Swedish-born immigrant and renowned Wagnerian soprano Olive Fremstad. Thea’s early life, however, has mu…

  • A Celebration of Work

    A Celebration of Work
    av Norman Best

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261273

    “Nothing is better for a person than to have an opportunity to do meaningful work," says Norman Best in this memoir detailing his forty-eight years as a blue-collar worker. During those years, he built and maintained highways and bridges in Id…

  • A Ticket for a Seamstitch

    A Ticket for a Seamstitch
    av Mark Harris

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803272248

    This is the third novel narrated by Henry Wiggen, a six-foot three-inch, 195-pound, left-handed pitcher for the New York Mammoths. Henry, who began as a rookie in The Southpaw and developed into a pro in Bang the Drum Slowly, is a mature veteran in…

  • The Hanging Tree

    The Hanging Tree
    av Dorothy M. Johnson

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803275843

    The title story, The Hanging Tree, is based on a true episode in Montana’s gold-mining past. Three amazing characters meet: the cynical Doc Frail; the boy robber named Rune, whom Doc saves and enslaves; and Elizabeth, the young easterner who s…

  • Breaking into the Backcountry

    Breaking into the Backcountry
    av Steve Edwards

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226531

    In 2001 Steve Edwards won a writing contest. The prize was seven months of “unparalleled solitude” as the caretaker of a ninety-two-acre backcountry homestead along the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River in southwestern Oregon. Young,…

  • The Hako

    The Hako
    av Alice C. Fletcher

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803268890

    One of the more complex and widespread rituals practiced by Native American groups focused on the calumet, a sacred pipe with a feathered shaft. The Calumet Ceremony was a powerful ritual through which members of another tribe were adopted. It also…

  • No Time on My Hands

    No Time on My Hands
    av Grace Snyder

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803291645

    When Grace Snyder, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, wrote these reminiscences in her eightieth year, she felt she had been blessed "by having no time on my hands." The story of her busy life begins on the high plains of Nebraska, where he…

  • The Oneida Creation Story

    The Oneida Creation Story
    av Demus Elm

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803267428

    The Oneida Creation Story is the oldest tradition of the Onyota’aka (People of the Standing Stone) and is one of the greatest pieces of oral literature of Native North America. Ancient elements of Iroquoian cosmology are the heart of the saga:…

  • Going Back

    Going Back
    av Charles Furey

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803269132

    Like millions of other young Americans in the 1930s, Charles Furey grew up surrounded by the images and memories of World War I, not knowing that he was part of a generation bred for another war. Pearl Harbor changed all that. In 1942 he enlisted in…

  • Californian Indian Nights

    Californian Indian Nights

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803270312

    "The rereading of these folklore selections in this attractively printed volume underscores again the uniqueness of California mythology...The tales that make up the mythology there are not the worn stand-bys of the world; these tales from the Pacif…

  • Mormon Resistance

    Mormon Resistance

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803273573

    In 1857 President Buchanan quietly sent new officials to rule the Utah Territory and replace Brigham Young as the territorial governor. With no official announcement, the new leaders were accompanied by a twenty-five-hundred-member troop under the l…

  • From the Deep Woods to Civilization

    From the Deep Woods to Civilization
    av Charles A. Eastman

    Pocket - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803258730

    In an earlier book, Indian Boyhood, Charles Alexander Eastman (Ohiyesa) recounted the story of his traditional Sioux Childhood and youth. From the Deep Woods to Civilization, first published in 1916, continues the narrative, beginning with his abrup…