The Resource Black elk : The Life of an American Visionary., Joe Jackson, (electronic resource)

Black elk : The Life of an American Visionary., Joe Jackson, (electronic resource)

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Black elk : The Life of an American Visionary.
Title
Black elk
Title remainder
The Life of an American Visionary.
Statement of responsibility
Joe Jackson
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Language
eng
Summary
Here is the epic life story of the Native American holy man who has inspired millions around the world.Black Elk, the Native American holy man, is known to millions of readers around the world from his 1932 testimonial, Black Elk Speaks. Adapted by the poet John Neihardt from a series of interviews, it is one of the most widely read and admired works of American Indian literature. Cryptic and deeply personal, it has been read as a spiritual guide, a philosophical manifesto, and a text to be deconstructed-while the historical Black Elk has faded from view.In this sweeping book, Joe Jackson provides the definitive biographical account of a figure whose dramatic life converged with some of the most momentous events in the history of the American West.Born in an era of rising violence, Black Elk killed his first man at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his second cousin Crazy Horse, and traveled to Europe with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Upon his return, he was swept up in the traditionalist Ghost Dance movement and shaken by the massacre at Wounded Knee. But Black Elk was not a warrior and instead chose the path of a healer and holy man, motivated by a powerful prophetic vision that haunted and inspired him, even after he converted to Catholicism in his later years.In Black Elk, Jackson has crafted a true American epic, restoring to Black Elk the richness of his times and gorgeously portraying a life of heroism and tragedy, adaptation and endurance, in an era of permanent crisis on the Great Plains
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technical information on music
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Jackson, Joe
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Narrator: Traber Burns
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Burns, Traber
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
Label
Black elk : The Life of an American Visionary., Joe Jackson, (electronic resource)
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  • Duration: 22:29:40
  • Unabridged
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002842699
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (24 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
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not applicable
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
  • other
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unknown
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B5DE85C7-B4A3-4920-986C-7D8C3CFCE7C0
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B5DE85C7-B4A3-4920-986C-7D8C3CFCE7C0
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Label
Black elk : The Life of an American Visionary., Joe Jackson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 22:29:40
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002842699
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (24 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
B5DE85C7-B4A3-4920-986C-7D8C3CFCE7C0
System control number
B5DE85C7-B4A3-4920-986C-7D8C3CFCE7C0
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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