WINTERKILL. A Novel

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page along with "Seattle, Washington". Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Book Award, and twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize (for his novels The Sky Fisherman, and Storm Riders) comes a deeply moving and evocative novel of fathers and sons. Winner of the Golden Spur Award. Danny Kachiah is a Native American fighting not to become a casualty. His father, Red Shirt, is dead; his wife, Loxie, has left him, and his career as a rodeo cowboy is flagging. But when Loxie dies in a car wreck, leaving him with his son, Jack, whom he hardly knows, Danny uses the magnificent stories of Red Shirt to guide him toward true fatherhood. Together, Danny and Jack begin to make a life from the dreams of yesterday and the ruins of today's northwestern reservations. A nearly fine copy (tiny ink initials to top corner of ffep), in a near fine dust jacket. Item #15365
ISBN: 0395354854

Price: $100.00

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