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Laughing Boy

Author: Oliver La Farge
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Mariner books edView all editions and formats
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Capturing the essence of the Southwest in 1915, Oliver La Farge's Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel is an enduring American classic. At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but elusive "American"--Educated Navajo. As they experience all of the joys and uncertainties of first love, the couple must face a changing way of life and its tragic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Western stories
Western fiction
Historical fiction
Ethnographic fiction
Fiction
Novels
Romance fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver La Farge
ISBN: 0618446729 9780618446728 9781439527368 1439527369
OCLC Number: 54913179
Notes: "A Mariner book."
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, 1930.
Description: 193 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Oliver La Farge.
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Capturing the essence of the Southwest in 1915, Oliver La Farge's Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel is an enduring American classic. At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but elusive "American"--Educated Navajo. As they experience all of the joys and uncertainties of first love, the couple must face a changing way of life and its tragic consequences.-publisher's description.

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