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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by [David Treuer]

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If you enjoyed There There by Tommy Orange, read The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Treuer's forthcoming counternarrative blends memoir - a retelling of his own family and tribe's experiences - and in-depth, detailed reporting on 125 years of native history. - Washington Post

If you enjoyed There There by Tommy Orange, read The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Treuer's forthcoming counternarrative blends memoir - a retelling of his own family and tribe's experiences - and in-depth, detailed reporting on 125 years of native history. - Washington Post

A sweeping history of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present-disputing the commonly held belief that the infamous 1890 massacre destroyed the Native American population and spirit. Treuer, whose mother is an Ojibwe Indian and who grew up on the reservation before leaving to attend Princeton, presents a more nuanced and hopeful vision of the past and future of Native Americans - Vanity Fair

A sweeping history of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present-disputing the commonly held belief that the infamous 1890 massacre destroyed the Native American population and spirit. Treuer, whose mother is an Ojibwe Indian and who grew up on the reservation before leaving to attend Princeton, presents a more nuanced and hopeful vision of the past and future of Native Americans - Vanity Fair

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is the essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative era. - The Rumpus

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is the essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative era. - The Rumpus

Treuer chronicles the long histories of Native North America, showing the transformation and endurance of many nations. All American history collections will benefit from this important work by an important native scholar. - Library Journal (starred)

Treuer chronicles the long histories of Native North America, showing the transformation and endurance of many nations. All American history collections will benefit from this important work by an important native scholar. - Library Journal (starred) --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. The author of four previous novels, most recently Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others. He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07MZ8MP1P
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Corsair (28 March 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 3563 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 528 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 1594633150
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David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. He grew up on Leech Lake and left to attend Princeton University where he worked with Paul Muldoon, Joanna Scott, and Toni Morrison. He published his first novel, LITTLE, when he was twenty-four. Treuer is the recipient of the Pushcart Prize, and his work has been named an editor's pick by the Washington Post, Time Out, and City Pages. His essays and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate.com, and The Washington Post.

He also earned his PhD in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at The University of Southern California. He divides his time between LA and The Leech Lake Reservation.

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2.0 out of 5 stars Interesting...but tough to get through
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+Peter Coffin
5.0 out of 5 stars What a wonderful and important book!
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4.0 out of 5 stars An encyclopedic overview
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very informative, easy to read, great research. It is really interesting to follow the rise of a bee generation of natives albeit the oppression and pillage of their homelands. Really enjoyed reading this book.
Reviewed in Canada on 9 March 2019
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