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Sworn before cranes : stories

Author: Merrill Gilfillan
Publisher: New York : Orion Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories on the daily lives of Native Americans and their relations with the white man. In "The Committee," a town has to cope with white tourists seeking communion with Indian spirits, in "A Photo of General Miles," a man reassesses his grandfather's role as a scout for whites in the light of modern history.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrill Gilfillan
ISBN: 051759739X 9780517597392
OCLC Number: 29224493
Description: 135 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: All heart --
On Sleep Creek --
A photo of General Miles --
Blackbirds on the powder --
Victrola-man --
Sworn before cranes --
Full heron --
Silent herder --
F.O.B. flicker --
Eureka --
A rainy Tuesday --
The nomad flute --
Near michaelmas --
The end of John Saddle --
Totem --
The committee --
Paging Charles Lowboy --
Thousand leggern.
Responsibility: by Merrill Gilfillan.

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A collection of stories on the daily lives of Native Americans and their relations with the white man. In "The Committee," a town has to cope with white tourists seeking communion with Indian spirits, in "A Photo of General Miles," a man reassesses his grandfather's role as a scout for whites in the light of modern history.

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