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The Ordeal of Running Standing

The Ordeal of Running Standing

by Thomas Fall
     
 

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In this popular novel admired by both Indian and white readers, Running Standing is a Kiowa born too late to feel himself truly Indian. Driven by his own bitter ambitions, be becomes Joe Standing and cynically joins the conniving whites-hoping to beat them at their own game.

Overview

In this popular novel admired by both Indian and white readers, Running Standing is a Kiowa born too late to feel himself truly Indian. Driven by his own bitter ambitions, be becomes Joe Standing and cynically joins the conniving whites-hoping to beat them at their own game.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806125718
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
10/28/1970
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
324
Sales rank:
1,039,723
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Fall was born in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas in a community with many Cherokee Indians. He said he had "a touch of Cherokee ancestry" and "grew up in western Oklahoma among many families of Plains Indians representing all the tribes mentions in The Ordeal of Running Standing."ÿ

Peter G. Beidler, is Professor of English at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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