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Author Jackson, Joe, 1955- author.

Title Black Elk : the life of an American visionary / Joe Jackson.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
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 Nichols Adult Biography  978.0049752 BLA    AVAILABLE
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Description xviii, 599 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-564) and index.
Contents Prologue: "a sort of a preacher" -- If you're not good, the wasichus will get you -- Chosen -- A casualty of the hundred slain -- The great vision -- Resurrection -- The Black Hills -- "It is war" -- When the wasichus come -- Childhood's end -- The burning road -- Killing Crazy Horse -- Grandmother's land -- The fear -- Dances with thunder -- The messiah will come again -- The land of darkness -- The making of a medicine man -- The "show man" -- The entrance to hell -- La belle epoque -- The messiah will come again -- Dances with ghosts -- Wounded Knee -- "There will be a better day to die" -- "What is an Indian?" -- The underground -- Black robe days -- Vanishing Americans -- Black Elk speaks -- Defenders of the faith -- Disciples -- Epilogue: besieged.
Subject Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Oglala Indians -- Biography.
Oglala Indians -- Religion.
Lakota Indians.
ISBN 9780374253301 (hardback)
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