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  • BAPTISM OF DESIRE. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    BAPTISM OF DESIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second book of poetry - includes a sustained prose section on Potchikoo, the Chippewa trickster. SIGNED on the title page. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0162139.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 55266
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  • BAPTISM OF DESIRE. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    BAPTISM OF DESIRE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second book of poetry - includes a sustained prose section on Potchikoo, the Chippewa trickster. SIGNED on the title page. 78 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0162139.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 43717
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  • TRACKS. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    TRACKS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (1988.). SIGNED first edition - The third in the cycle of novels begun with "Love Medicine," this one is set earlier in time, in North Dakota in the early 1900's. SIGNED by author.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (some wear to covers, small ink comment on first page)

    Book ID: 2253
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  • TRACKS. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    TRACKS.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1988.) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Although this is the third in the cycle of novels begun with "Love Medicine," it is set earlier in time - in North Dakota in the early 1900's. . 228 pp. Jacket illustration, Bear Dancer, is by Frank LaPena of Sacramento, CA. ISBN: 0-8050-08950.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 51834
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  • THE NIGHT WATCHMAN by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    THE NIGHT WATCHMAN

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Harper Collins, (2020). First edition - A novel based on the life of her grandfather who worked as a night watchman and who, in 1953, carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. An uncommon advance issue of an important novel.

    Book ID: 78530
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  • TRACKS. by Erdrich, Louise.
    Erdrich, Louise.
    TRACKS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (1988.). SIGNED first edition - Although this is the third in the cycle of novels begun with "Love Medicine," it is set earlier in time, opening in the winter of 1912. SIGNED on the title page. This mentions a first printing of 100,000 copies, so this advance issue is much less common than the hardcover trade edition. 226 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55247
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  • THE SNAKE GAME. by Johnson, Wayne.
    Johnson, Wayne.
    THE SNAKE GAME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the Big Pines area of the Canada / Minnesota borderlands. Publisher's Weekly called this "A provocative, potent debut" and went on to say that "Johnson evokes a community of disenfranchised Indians, the Ojibway and Chippewa, as its members slowly leave their cultural enclave over 30 years from the Ô50s to the Ô80s. . . . Each chapter is in fact like a powerful short story that could stand on its own. 258 pp. Jacket design and art by Archie Ferguson & Carol Devine Carson. ISBN: 0-394-583353.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46893
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  • ALWAYS A PEOPLE: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians. by Kohn, Rita and W. Lynwood Montell.
    Kohn, Rita and W. Lynwood Montell.
    ALWAYS A PEOPLE: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians.

    Edition: First printing.

    Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana University Press. (1997) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which sets out to honor twentieth century Woodland People, who form a "distinctive, related, cohesive Native American culture." Interviewees include Philip V. Alexis and Frank Bush, Potawatomie; Sharon Burkybile, Miami; Victoria Daugherty, Shawnee/Delaware; Keller George, Oneida; Patricia A. Hrabik, Chippewa, and many more. Oil portraits by Evelyn J. Ritter. Introduction by R. David Edmunds, project consultant and associate editor. Afterword by Michelle Mannering. Index. xix, 297 pp. ISBN: 0-253-332982.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Printed on heavy glossy stock.

    Book ID: 61349
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  • Vizenor, Gerald.
    DEAD VOICES, Natural Agonies in the New World.

    Edition: First printing.

    Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1992. dj. Hardcover first edition - Native American writer Vizenor uses tales drawn from traditional tribal stories - those of the trickster, and of fleas, squirrels and other animals - to illuminate the centuries of conflict between the Europeans and the American Indians. volume 2 in the American Indian Literature and Critical Study series. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-8061-2427x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 35896
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