The Resource Dying grass : a novel of the Nez Perce War, William T. Vollmann

Dying grass : a novel of the Nez Perce War, William T. Vollmann

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Dying grass : a novel of the Nez Perce War
Title
Dying grass
Title remainder
a novel of the Nez Perce War
Statement of responsibility
William T. Vollmann
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Language
eng
Summary
-- The Washington Post The National Book Award winner takes readers inside the epic fighting retreat of the Nez Perce Indians In this new installment in his acclaimed series of novels examining the collisions between Native Americans and European colonizers, William T. Vollmann tells the story of the Nez Perce War, with flashbacks to the Civil War. Defrauded and intimidated at every turn, the Nez Perces finally went on the warpath in 1877, subjecting the U.S. Army to its greatest defeat since Little Big Horn as they fled from northeast Oregon across Montana to the Canadian border. Vollmann's main character is not the legendary Chief Joseph, but his pursuer, General Oliver Otis Howard, the brave, shy, tormented, devoutly Christian Civil War veteran. In this novel, we see him as commander, father, son, husband, friend, and killer. Teeming with many vivid characters on both sides of the conflict, and written in an original style in which the printed page works as a stage with multiple layers of foreground and background, The Dying Grass From the Hardcover edition
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TEFOD
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Vollmann, William T
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3572.O395
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Howard, O. O.
  • Nez Percé Indians
  • Nez Percé Indians
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Dying grass : a novel of the Nez Perce War, William T. Vollmann
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OverDrive eBook
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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1 online resource (1376 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780698135499
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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EB00587301
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unknown sound
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remote
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10B0942F-34B9-4086-96D0-81C367875B77
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(OCoLC)906828040
Label
Dying grass : a novel of the Nez Perce War, William T. Vollmann
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1376 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698135499
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00587301
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
10B0942F-34B9-4086-96D0-81C367875B77
System control number
(OCoLC)906828040

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