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The jailing of Cecelia Capture

Author: Janet Campbell Hale
Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico : University of New Mexico Press, 1987. ©1985
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Cecelia Capture Welles, an Indian law student and mother of two, is jailed on her thirtieth birthday for drunk driving. Held on an old welfare fraud charge, she reflects back on her life on the reservation in Idaho, her days as an unwed mother in San Francisco, her marriage to a white liberal, and her decision to return to college. This mixed inheritance of ambition and despair brings her to the brink of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hale, Janet Campbell.
Jailing of Cecelia Capture.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1987], ©1985
(OCoLC)597383121
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Campbell Hale
ISBN: 0826310036 9780826310033
OCLC Number: 15197772
Description: 201 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Janet Campbell Hale.

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"Hale draws on her own American Indian heritage to provide the rich detail, authentic dialogue and unfurbished prose that add special drama to a convincing and memorable story." " a . . . poignant, Read more...

 
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