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Great plains

Author: Ian Frazier
Publisher: London : Granta, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains. A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull's cabin, to an abandoned house once terrorized by Bonnie and Clyde, to the scene of the murders  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ian Frazier; Ian Frazier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Frazier
ISBN: 9781862078703 186207870X
OCLC Number: 62265826
Notes: "Classics of reportage."
Description: xi, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Ian Frazier.

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Reportage resists easy definition and comes in many forms, but it reveals hidden truths about people and events that have shaped the world we know. This book is a journey from tumbleweed and American  Read more...

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