Little Big Man

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The story of Jack Crabbe, raised by both a white man and a Cheyenne chief. As a Cheyenne, Jack ate dog, had four wives and saw his people butchered by General Custer's soldiers. As a white man, he participated in the slaughter of the buffalo and tangled with Wyatt Earp.

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Overview

The story of Jack Crabbe, raised by both a white man and a Cheyenne chief. As a Cheyenne, Jack ate dog, had four wives and saw his people butchered by General Custer's soldiers. As a white man, he participated in the slaughter of the buffalo and tangled with Wyatt Earp.

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Henry Miller
An epic such as Mark Twain might have given us...a delicious, crazy, panoramic enlargement...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780385298292
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/11/1989
  • Edition description: Anniversar
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 245,106
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.27 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2012

    Highly Recommended for anyone interested in the American West.

    Little Big Man is the best Thomas Berger novel by far. It's very very funny, entertaining and informative ... all in one. The movie took some liberties with the book but both are great. I have read this book numerous times and always laugh out loud at certain sections. The book also has some sad and poignant themes, and Mr. Berger covers them all with great style. Mr. Berger also wrote a sequel titled Return of Little Big Man, written in the same vein as the original. A great book!

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  • Posted December 26, 2011

    one of the greatest American novels of the 20th century

    Henry Miller described this novel as "a delicious, cracy, panoramic elargement." Praised by "The Nation" as "a seminal event in the most significant cultural and literary trend of the 1960s," and described by The New York Times Book Review as"One of the very best novels of the decade and the very best novel ever about the American West", this work is a watershed exploration of self-identification, fully as salient in the 2010s as it was when it first appeared in 1964.

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