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Sacagawea's nickname : essays on the American West

Author: Larry McMurtry
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes essays on The new encyclopedia of the American West, Buffalo Bill, Angie Debo, Zuni Indians, Patricia Nelson Limerick, John Wesley Powell, Zane Grey, the journals of Lewis and Clark, the Missouri River and reviews of The new encyclopedia of the American West, The earth shall weep : a history of Native America by James Wilson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMurtry, Larry.
Sacagawea's nickname.
New York : New York Review Books, 2001
(OCoLC)606625782
Online version:
McMurtry, Larry.
Sacagawea's nickname.
New York : New York Review Books, 2001
(OCoLC)609334097
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry McMurtry
ISBN: 0940322927 9780940322929 1590170997 9781590170991
OCLC Number: 47767181
Awards: Short-listed for Literary Award (Art of the Essay) 2002
Description: xiv, 178 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The West without chili --
Inventing the West --
Chopping down the sacred tree --
A heroine of the prairies --
Zuni --
Cookie pioneers --
Powell of the Colorado --
Pulpmaster --
Janet Lewis --
The American epic --
Sacagawea's nickname --
Old misery.
Responsibility: Larry McMurtry.
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Includes essays on The new encyclopedia of the American West, Buffalo Bill, Angie Debo, Zuni Indians, Patricia Nelson Limerick, John Wesley Powell, Zane Grey, the journals of Lewis and Clark, the Missouri River and reviews of The new encyclopedia of the American West, The earth shall weep : a history of Native America by James Wilson.

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