Winter Counts

Written By David Heska Wanbli Weiden
Winter Counts
  • Publsiher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 30 September 2021
  • ISBN : 1398509310
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 14 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Winter Counts written by David Heska Wanbli Weiden which was release on 30 September 2021, this book published by Simon and Schuster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: ‘Harrowing and heartfelt, assured and highly accomplished. One of the standout thrillers of the year' CHRIS WHITAKER If you have a problem, if no one else can help, there’s one person you can turn to. Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Native American Reservation in South Dakota. When justice is denied by the American legal system or the tribal council, Virgil is hired to deliver his own punishment, the kind that’s hard to forget. But when heroin makes its way onto the reservation and finds Virgil’s nephew, his vigilantism suddenly becomes personal. He enlists the help of his ex-girlfriend and sets out to learn where the drugs are coming from, and how to make them stop. They follow a lead to Denver and find that drug cartels are rapidly expanding and forming new and terrifying alliances. And back on the reservation, a new tribal council initiative raises uncomfortable questions about money and power. As Virgil starts to link the pieces together, he must face his own demons and reclaim his Native identity. He realises that being a Native American in the twenty-first century comes at an incredible cost. Winter Counts is a tour-de-force of crime fiction, a bracingly honest look at a long-ignored part of American life, and a twisting, turning story that’s as deeply rendered as it is thrilling. 'I've been waiting most of my life for this book . . . a knowing, authentic, closely observed novel about modern-day Lakotas that rings absolutely true . . . It's a hell of a debut' C. J. BOX

Winter Counts

Winter Counts
  • Author : David Heska Wanbli Weiden
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : ‘Harrowing and heartfelt, assured and highly accomplished. One of the standout thrillers of the year' CHRIS WHITAKER If you have a problem, if no one else can help, there’s one person you can turn to. Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Native American Reservation in ...

The Year the Stars Fell

The Year the Stars Fell
  • Author : Candace S. Greene,Russell Thornton
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2007-06
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Winter counts?pictorial calendars by which Plains Indians kept track of their past?marked each year with a picture of a memorable event.øTheøLakota, or Western Sioux, recorded many different events in their winter counts, but all include ?the year the stars fell,? the spectacular Leonid meteor shower of 1833?34. ...

Winter Counts

Winter Counts
  • Author : David Heska Wanbli Weiden
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR FIRST NOVEL “Winter Counts is a marvel. It’s a thriller with a beating heart and jagged teeth. This book is a brilliant meditation on power and violence, and a testament to just how much a crime novel can achieve. Weiden is a powerful ...

The Dakota and Corbusier Winter Counts

The Dakota and Corbusier Winter Counts
  • Author : Garrick Mallery
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 59
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Download or read online The Dakota and Corbusier Winter Counts written by Garrick Mallery, published by which was released on 1987. Get The Dakota and Corbusier Winter Counts Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

One Vast Winter Count

One Vast Winter Count
  • Author : Colin G. Calloway
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Total pages : 631
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : A professor of history offers a sweeping new history of the Native American West from the earliest arrival of ancient peoples to the early nineteenth century, before the Lewis and Clarke expedition opened it to exploration, focusing particular attention on the period of conflict that preceded this period. Reprint....

Winter Count

Winter Count
  • Author : D. Chief Eagle
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Winter Count is a historical novel set during the fifteen turbulent years leading up to the infamous Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. Turtleheart, a Teton Sioux, and his wife, Evensigh, a white woman adopted by the Tetons as an infant, are thrust into this history when they are ambushed by a ...

Pictographs of the North American Indians

Pictographs of the North American Indians
  • Author : Garrick Mallery
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Download or read online Pictographs of the North American Indians written by Garrick Mallery, published by which was released on 1886. Get Pictographs of the North American Indians Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Author : Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : "List of publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology (comp. by Frederick Webb Hodge)":...

Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Author : Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Download or read online Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution written by Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology, published by which was released on 1886. Get Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution Books now! Available in ...

Winter Count

Winter Count
  • Author : Barry Lopez
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-25
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Stories that “celebrate the web of nature that holds the world together” from the New York Times–bestselling author of Of Wolves and Men (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Barry Lopez, the National Book Award–winning author of Arctic Dreams, has written eloquently on what it means to be human, taking the ...

The Winter Count

The Winter Count
  • Author : Allen R. Wells
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-02-08
  • Total pages : 146
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : The chief joy of travelling comes from getting from where you were to where you choose to be, on time. A close second would be finding that your luggage has almost matched your trip and can be found on arrival. Unexpectedly high on the list of pleasures, though, are chance ...

FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY

FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Download or read online FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY written by , published by which was released on 1886. Get FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BUREAU OF ETHNOLOGY Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Miscellaneous Documents

Miscellaneous Documents
  • Author : United States. Congress. House
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Download or read online Miscellaneous Documents written by United States. Congress. House, published by which was released on 1886. Get Miscellaneous Documents Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution

Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1886
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : Annual report of the Bureau of ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution...

A Blackfoot History

A Blackfoot History
  • Author : Paul Raczka
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1917-01-31
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 1398509310
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Summary : A small pictographic image, drawn on a tanned hide, carries a story of the Blackfoot People. That image is a reminder of a significant event, a story to be told in detail to future generations. These stories, and others, are told here in the words of the Blackfoot People themselves....