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The Resource Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson

Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson

Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary
Title
Black Elk
Title remainder
the life of an American visionary
Statement of responsibility
Joe Jackson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Describes the life of the Native American holy man who fought at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his cousin Crazy Horse, traveled to Europe as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and became a traditionalist in the Ghost Dance movement"--
Summary
Chronicles the life of the Native American healer and holy man, known for his testimonial "Black Elk Speaks," who fought at the Little Bighorn, traveled to Europe with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, and became swept up in the Ghost Dance movement
Storyline
Tone
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • Spur Award for Biography, 2017.
Assigning source
NoveList
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533750
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jackson, Joe
Dewey number
978.004/9752440092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.O3
LC item number
J33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Black Elk
  • Black Elk
  • Oglala Indians
  • Oglala Indians
  • Lakota Indians
  • Lakota Indians
  • Oglala Indians
  • Oglala Indians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Native Americans
  • HISTORY / Native American
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of an American visionary
Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-564) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"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 époque" ; 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 -- Besieged
Control code
1667110
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 599 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374253301
Lccn
2016016695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374253301
  • (OCoLC)946579928
Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-564) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"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 époque" ; 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 -- Besieged
Control code
1667110
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 599 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374253301
Lccn
2016016695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780374253301
  • (OCoLC)946579928

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