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The Education of Little Tree

Author: Forrest Carter
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1976.
Series: Zia book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Forrest Carter, from the age of four or five, was inseparable from his part-Cherokee grandfather, who owned a farm and ran a country store nearby. Granpa called him Little Sprout; when he grew taller, he became Little Tree. From Granpa he absorbed the Cherokee ethic; to give love without expecting gratitude, to take from the land only what you need. Little Tree watches a mountain storm when Nature is birthing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Forrest Carter
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Forrest Carter
ISBN: 0826308791 9780826308795
OCLC Number: 47122534
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1976. With new foreword.
Awards: Abby award winner.
Description: viii, 216 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Little tree --
The way --
Shadows on a cabin wall --
Fox and hounds --
"I kin ye, Bonnie Bee" --
To know the past --
Pine Billy --
The secret place --
Granpa's trade --
Trading with a Christian --
At the crossraods store --
A dangerous adventure --
The farm in the clearing --
A night on the mountain --
Willow John --
Church-going --
Mr. Wine --
Down from the mountain --
The dog star --
Home again --
The passing song.
Series Title: Zia book.
Responsibility: Forrest Carter ; foreword by Rennard Strickland.

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The super-seller memoir of a Cherokee boyhood in the 1930s. The most sensitive and evocative autobiographical account ever of the Cherokee way, as seen through the eyes of a young boy in the  Read more...

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