Little Big Man

Little Big Man

A Novel

Book - 1989
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The astonishing reminiscences of an ancient and immodest Indian frontiersman form a witty, lusty, and highly impressive epic, a panoramic enlargement of the way of life in the Old West.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delta/S. Lawrence, 1989
Edition: 25th anniversary ed
ISBN: 9780385298292
0385298293
9781439512869
1439512868
Branch Call Number: WF BERGER
Characteristics: xxxii, 440 pages ; 21 cm

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Like Mark Twain, Berger has a pitch-perfect ear for how Americans talk—and think. And like Mark Twain he can ruthlessly indict human stupidity and bigotry while never losing his temper, and being really, really funny. (Source)


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Feb 27, 2016

This is a fantastic, crazy, often violent novel that gives a unique voice to life in the Wild West. You'll not soon forget Jack Crabb.

geezr_rdr Aug 05, 2014

While I found this to be an interesting portrayal of the settling of the west and expansion of the American Dream (colonization of the native Americans), at times it seemed drawn out. The major insight concerns the plains Indian consciousness as opposed to Caucasian pragmatism.

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