Old Jules Country: A Selection from "Old Jules" and Thirty Years of Writing after the Book was Published (Paperback)Mari Sandoz (author)
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Here are selections from the six volumes of her acclaimed Great Plains Series The Beaver Men, Crazy Horse, Cheyenne Autumn, The Buffalo Hunters, The Cattlemen, and Old Jules and from her study of a great people, These Were the Sioux. Also included are two essays, "The Lost Sitting Bull" and "The Homestead in Perspective." A Cheyenne prayer and two sketches unavailable elsewhere-"Snakes" and "Coyotes and Eagles"-complete the collection.
This anthology provides a stimulating sampling for readers not yet acquainted with Sandoz's work. For her extensive following, it offers the opportunity for a satisfying reappraisal of her overall achievement.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 319
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 18 mm
"Miss Sandoz knows the West, and whether she is presenting the beauty of the land, the excitement of the hunt, or the tension of an Indian raid, she does it-not sensationally-with authority and vigor."-Library Journal * Library Journal *
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