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Men on the moon : collected short stories

Author: Simon J Ortiz; Charles H. Stone Collection (J. Murrey Atkins Library)
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1999.
Series: Sun tracks, v. 37.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An anthology on the life of Indians. In The Killing of a State Cop, an ex-soldier revenges himself for a lifetime of humiliation, while the title story is an old man's skeptical reaction to the landing on the moon. By an Indian writer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ortiz, Simon J., 1941-
Men on the moon.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607383422
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon J Ortiz; Charles H. Stone Collection (J. Murrey Atkins Library)
ISBN: 0816519293 9780816519293 0816519307 9780816519309
OCLC Number: 40543029
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Men on the moon -- Home country -- Howbah Indians -- Kaiser and the War -- The way you see horses -- Feathers -- More than anything else in the world -- Something's going on -- The killing of a state cop -- Where o where -- Loose -- The panther waits -- The end of Old Horse -- To change life in a good way -- The San Francisco Indians -- You were real, the white radical said to me -- What Indians do -- Anything -- A story of Rios and Juan Jesus -- Feeling old -- 3 women -- Distance -- Woman singing -- Crossing -- Hiding, west of here -- Pennstuwehniyaahtse: Quuti's story.
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Awards: Western States Book Award for Fiction, 1999.
Description: x, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Men on the moon --
Home country --
Howbah Indians --
Kaiser and the War --
The way you see horses --
Feathers --
More than anything else in the world --
Something's going on --
The killing of a state cop --
Where o where --
Loose --
The panther waits --
The end of Old Horse --
To change life in a good way --
The San Francisco Indians --
You were real, the white radical said to me --
What Indians do --
Anything --
A story of Rios and Juan Jesus --
Feeling old --
3 women --
Distance --
Woman singing --
Crossing --
Hiding, west of here --
Pennstuwehniyaahtse: Quuti's story.
Series Title: Sun tracks, v. 37.
Other Titles: Sun tracks ;
Responsibility: by Simon J. Ortiz.
Local System Bib Number:
.b17476938

Abstract:

An anthology on the life of Indians. In The Killing of a State Cop, an ex-soldier revenges himself for a lifetime of humiliation, while the title story is an old man's skeptical reaction to the landing on the moon. By an Indian writer.
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"The language of these rich narratives reflect both Ortiz's poetic gift and his intimate knowledge of oral storytelling" --Publishers Weekly "Informed by a vision of Native American reclamation, Read more...

 
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