Crazy Horse : A Life

Crazy Horse : A Life

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Penguin Putnam
Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Bighorn. With his uncanny gift for understanding the human psyche, Larry McMurtry animates the character of this remarkable figure, whose betrayal by white representatives of the U.S. government was a tragic turning point in the history of the West. A mythic figure puzzled over by generations of historians, Crazy Horse emerges from McMurtry’s sensitive portrait as the poignant hero of a long-since-vanished epoch.

Random House, Inc.
Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Bighorn. With his uncanny gift for understanding the human psyche, Larry McMurtry animates the character of this remarkable figure, whose betrayal by white representatives of the U.S. government was a tragic turning point in the history of the West. A mythic figure puzzled over by generations of historians, Crazy Horse emerges from McMurtry’s sensitive portrait as the poignant hero of a long-since-vanished epoch.

Baker & Taylor
Strips away the tall tales of legend to reveal the essence of the great Sioux leader Crazy Horse, profiling him as a brilliant and ascetic warrior-hero whose life encapsuled Native American tragedy and the end of the untamed West.

Baker
& Taylor

Strips away the tall tales of legend to reveal the essence of the great Sioux leader Crazy Horse, profiling him as a brilliant and ascetic warrior-hero whose life encapsuled Native American tragedy and the end of the untamed West. Reprint.

Publisher: New York Miscellaneous 2006
ISBN: 9780143034803
Characteristics: 148 p

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