Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Written By Timothy Egan
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
  • Publsiher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 18 January 2022
  • ISBN : 0618969020
  • Pages : 370 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 25 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher written by Timothy Egan which was release on 18 January 2022, this book published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 first printing.

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher

Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher
  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 ...

Shadow Catcher

Shadow Catcher
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  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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A Pilgrimage to Eternity

A Pilgrimage to Eternity
  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : From "the world's greatest tour guide," a deeply-researched, captivating journey through the rich history of Christianity and the winding paths of the French and Italian countryside that will feed mind, body, and soul (New York Times). "What a wondrous work! This beautifully written and totally clear-eyed account of his pilgrimage ...

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Prophets and Ghosts
  • Author : Samuel J. Redman
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Nineteenth-century "salvage anthropology" preserved millions of Indigenous objects, sources of knowledge invaluable to researchers and the public. But many of these objects were stolen, and for decades exhibited as proof of cultural evolution. Samuel Redman details the tangled history and explores how we might contend with such collections today....

Understanding Others

Understanding Others
  • Author : Dominick LaCapra
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-15
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : To what extent do we and can we understand others—other peoples, species, times, and places? What is the role of others within ourselves, epitomized in the notion of unconscious forces? Can we come to terms with our internalized others in ways that foster mutual understanding and counteract the tendency ...

The Readers Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction Third Edition

The Readers  Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction  Third Edition
  • Author : Neal Wyatt,Joyce G. Saricks
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2019-07-03
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students ...

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works
  • Author : Christopher Riches,Michael Cox
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Over 3,200 entries An essential guide to authors and their works that focuses on the general canon of British literature from the fifteenth century to the present. There is also some coverage of non-fiction such as biographies, memoirs, and science, as well as inclusion of major American and Commonwealth writers. This ...

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  • Author : Tina Frolund
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2013-10-21
  • Total pages : 195
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds....

The Big Burn

The Big Burn
  • Author : Timothy Egan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 324
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Examines the role of Theodore Roosevelt and Giffor Pinchot in advocating the conservation of forest land and describes how the great forest fire of 1910 along with the heroism of the fire rangers changed public opinion in favor of supporting the cause....

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  • Author : Brad Hooper
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • Total pages : 160
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Summary : Using this guide, libraries can connect book lovers eager to learn about recent and noteworthy books to authors and fellow book lovers....

How to Be a Man

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  • Author : Duff McKagan,Chris Kornelis
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : The cofounder of Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, and Walking Papers shares what the hard-knock rock life has taught him about how to be a good dude (in spite of it all). One wouldn't usually turn to a veteran of Guns N' Roses for advice on how to live, but ...

Beautiful Wasteland

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  • Author : Rebecca J. Kinney
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-18
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : According to popular media and scholarship, Detroit, the once-vibrant city that crumbled with the departure of the auto industry, is where dreams can be reborn. It is a place that, like America itself, is gritty and determined. It has faced the worst kind of adversity, and supposedly now it’s ...

On the Edge of Extinction

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  • Author : Royal Sutton
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013-12
  • Total pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : It was nearly the turn of the century. Not only was the century changing but the ways of life were changing. Many new inventions were making life easier. Electricity was becoming more and more available. Travel was becoming more comfortable and convenient. The awareness of the plight of the Native ...

Objects of Survivance

Objects of Survivance
  • Author : Lindsay M. Montgomery,Chip Colwell
  • Publisher : University Press of Colorado
  • Release Date : 2019-11-21
  • Total pages : 249
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : Between 1893 and 1903, Jesse H. Bratley worked in Indian schools across five reservations in the American West. As a teacher Bratley was charged with forcibly assimilating Native Americans through education. Although tasked with eradicating their culture, Bratley became entranced by it—collecting artifacts and taking glass plate photographs to document the ...

Invisible Reality

Invisible Reality
  • Author : Rosalyn R. LaPier
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09
  • Total pages : 246
  • ISBN : 0618969020
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Summary : -Invisible Reality presents a vital look at Blackfeet history and the traditional belief that Blackfeet made nature adapt to them.---Provided by publisher....