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Welch, James 1940-2003

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Works: 125 works in 376 publications in 6 languages and 23,064 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Poetry  Interviews  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Western stories  Historical fiction  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Signer
Classifications: PS3573.E44, 813.54
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Fools crow by James Welch( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,696 libraries worldwide
In 1870 the Lone Eaters, a small band of Pikuni (or Blackfeet) Indians, are living in the Two Medicine Territory of Montana. The extinction of the Pikuni way of life is ominously in sight. Only the form of that end is in question
Winter in the blood by James Welch( Book )
53 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,392 libraries worldwide
The unnamed, Blackfeet narrator returns to his family's ranch on the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana to come to terms with his past and rearrange his present. He pretends not to care about his family and their ranch, but when he comes home, his actions tell a different story
Killing Custer : the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the fate of the Plains Indians by James Welch( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 2,322 libraries worldwide
Nonfictionalized account, from the Indian point of view, of Custer's attack on the Plains Indians in 1876
The heartsong of Charging Elk : a novel by James Welch( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,802 libraries worldwide
"Inspired by actual historical fact, James Welch's The Heartsong of Charging Elk tells the story of an Oglala Sioux who travels the extraordinary geographical and cultural distance from tribal life in the Black Hills of South Dakota to existence on the streets of Marseille. As a young boy, Charging Elk witnessed his people's massacre of Custer's Seventh Cavalry at Little Big Horn, followed by years of futile fighting and wandering until the Sioux were finally lured to the Pine Ridge reservation. But he prefers life in the Stronghold, living by his wits and skills in the old way." "Ironically, it is Charging Elk's horsemanship and independent air that cause Buffalo Bill to recruit him for his Wild West Show, which travels across "the big water" to create a sensation in the capitals of Europe. Charging Elk and his Sioux companions are living a life touched by fame and marked by previously unthinkable experiences - until he falls ill in Marseille and, through a bureaucratic mix-up, is left behind in a hospital while the show travels on. Scared, disoriented, Charging Elk escapes - only to fall into a series of events, including a love affair with a prostitute and a shocking murder, that will change his life utterly beyond his imagination."--Jacket
The Indian lawyer by James Welch( Book )
19 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 1,778 libraries worldwide
Author weaves metaphor with reality in this poignant novel about Native Americans and the penal system
The death of Jim Loney by James Welch( Book )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
Jim Loney is a half-breed, of white and Indian parentage, living in a small Montana town feeling trapped by his dual heritage and trying to find himself while on a path of self-destruction
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( visu )
20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from both Indian and white settlers' perspectives. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
Riding the Earthboy 40 : poems by James Welch( Book )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Now with an introduction from celebrated poet James Tate, Riding the Earthboy 40 is the only volume of poetry written by acclaimed Native American novelist James Welch. The title of the book refers to the forty acres of Montana land Welch's father once leased from a Blackfeet family called Earthboy. This land and its surroundings shaped the writer's worldview as a youth, its rawness resonates in the vitality of his elegant poetry, and his verse shows a great awareness of a moment in time, of a place in nature, and of the human being in context. Deeply evoking the specific Native American experience in Montana, Welch's poems nonetheless speak profoundly to all readers. With its new introduction, this vital work that has influenced so many American writers is certain to capture a new generation of readers
The real West marginal way : a poet's autobiography by Richard Hugo( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
The widow of Anmerican poet Richard Hugo arranges a collection of his personal essays to constitute his autobiography
James Welch by James Welch( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
James Welch by James Welch( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 152 libraries worldwide
The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with James Welch
Heartsong : a novel by James Welch( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
First published in New York in 2000 by Doubleday
Native American novelists ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with four Native American authors, N. Scott Momaday, James Welch, Leslie M. Silko and Gerald Vizenor
Birthright : born to poetry : a collection of Montana Indian poetry ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Birthright: Born to Poetry represents an effort on the part of the Montana Office of Public Instruction's Indian Education Division to make the poetry of Montana's Indian poets more accessible to teachers and students. As such, this anthology includes discussion questions and writing prompts aimed at helping students and teachers understand these poems. Poets featured in this collection include Minerva Allen Sunk Pa (Assiniboine), Heather Cahoon (Pend d'Oreille), Victor Charlo (Salish), Jennifer Greene (Salish/Chippewa-Cree), Richard Littlebear (Northern Cheyenne), Joseph R. McGeshick (Chippewa/Assiniboine/Sioux), Henry Real Bird (Crow), Lois Red Elk (Dakota/Lakota), M.L. Smoker (Assiniboine), and James Welch (Blackfeet/Gros Ventre)
C'est un beau jour pour mourir : l'Amérique de Custer contre les indiens des plaines (1865-1890) by James Welch( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
James Welch s'efforce de faire revivre la version indienne des combats entre colons américains et indiens, du massacre de la Marias River (1870) à celui de Wounded Knee (1890). Au-delà des mythes et des malentendus, il dit la fierté et le désespoir d'un peuple privé de ses droits et contraint d'abandonner ses terres ancestrales pour finir relégué sur des réserves misérables
A la grâce de Marseille : roman by James Welch( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in French and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Inspiré d'un fait historique, "A la grâce de Marseille" raconte l'histoire d'un Sioux Oglala qui franchit l'immense distance géographique et culturelle séparant la vie tribale dans les Black Hills du Dakota du sud, de la vie dans les rues de Marseille. Enfant, Charging Elk a été témoin du massacre des siens. Après des années d'errance, il est recruté par Buffalo Bill pour son Wild West Show
La mort de Jim Loney : roman by James Welch( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in French and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Né d'une mère indienne et d'un père blanc qui l'ont tour à tour abandonné dans son enfance, Jim Loney semble paralysé par l'ambiguïté de ses origines. Il cherche à reconstituer le puzzle de son existence tandis que ses journées brouillées par l'alcool l'entraînent à la dérive
James Welch reads excerpts from Winter in the blood, The death of Jim Loney, and work in progress, plus three poems from Riding the Earthboy 40 by James Welch( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
After a brief introduction to his life and work, Montana-born Native American poet and novelist James Welch reads from two novels and from a work in progress, a novel about the Blackfoot tribe set in the 1860s. Also includes his reading of three poems from Riding the Earthboy 40 anthology
L'avocat indien : roman by James Welch( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Death and the good life by Richard Hugo( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in French and English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Un ancien flic chevronné, Al Barnes, dit Barnes-la-Tendresse, vient s'établir à Plains, un petit bled du Montana, s'imaginant pouvoir s'adonner tranquillement à la pêche. Mais cette quiétude sera vite troublée par une série de crimes commis à la hache
 
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Alternative Names
Welch, Jim.
Welch, Jim 1940-
Welch, Jim 1940-2003
Languages
English (242)
French (27)
German (7)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Dutch (2)
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