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Cogewea, The Half Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range, Mourning Dove
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Author Name:    Mourning Dove

Title:   Cogewea, The Half Blood: A Depiction of the Great Montana Cattle Range

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    University of Nebraska Press 

ISBN Number:   0803281102 / 9780803281103

Seller ID:   ING9780803281103

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One of the first known novels by a Native American woman, "Cogewea" (1927) is the story of a half-blood girl caught between the worlds of Anglo ranchers and full-blood reservation Indians; between the craven and false-hearted easterner Alfred Densmore and James LaGrinder, a half-blood cowboy and the best rider on the Flathead; between book learning and the folk wisdom of her full-blood grandmother. The book combines authentic Indian lore with the circumstance and dialogue of a popular romance; in its language, it shows a self-taught writer attempting to come to terms with the rift between formal written style and the comfort-able rhythms and slang of familiar speech.



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