Walking the Rez Road

Walking the Rez Road

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by Jim Northrup
     
 

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Walking the Rez Road contains forty short stories and poems featuring Luke Warmwater as a central character. Luke is a Vietnam veteran who has survived the war but is having "trouble/surviving the peace" on a reservation where everyone is broke and where the tribal government seems to work against the interests of the reservation folk. Throughout Walking the Rez Road,…  See more details below

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Walking the Rez Road contains forty short stories and poems featuring Luke Warmwater as a central character. Luke is a Vietnam veteran who has survived the war but is having "trouble/surviving the peace" on a reservation where everyone is broke and where the tribal government seems to work against the interests of the reservation folk. Throughout Walking the Rez Road, it is humor that holds the people and their community together. Winner, Midwest Book Achievement Award, Minnesota Book Award, Northeastern Minnesota Book Award.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610601221
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
10/26/1995
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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Jim Northrup

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Walking the Rez Road 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Jim's stories and poems are compelling and wonderful. His use of humor and satire temper the honest truth of his writing. He acurately describes the characters and life on the 'rez'. I have used many selections with my high school students.