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To catch the lightning : a novel of American dreaming

Author: Alan Cheuse
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Landmark, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in the late 1890s, Edward Sheriff Curtis undertook the seemingly overwhelming odyssey of capturing the past, of documenting and photographing the fading way of life of the American Indian. Drawn on his epic journey by a series of female muses, Curtis turns his lens on a landscape of unparalleled beauty and tradition. His desire to complete his destiny as foretold by Chief Joseph, to photograph all of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Cheuse
ISBN: 9781402221125 1402221126 9781402214042 1402214049
OCLC Number: 218193922
Description: xix, 502 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Alan Cheuse.

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Beginning in the late 1890s, Edward Sheriff Curtis undertook the seemingly overwhelming odyssey of capturing the past, of documenting and photographing the fading way of life of the American Indian. Drawn on his epic journey by a series of female muses, Curtis turns his lens on a landscape of unparalleled beauty and tradition. His desire to complete his destiny as foretold by Chief Joseph, to photograph all of the hundreds of western American Indian tribes, is a haunting tale of the struggle between ambition and duty.

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