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Riding the Earthboy 40.

Riding the Earthboy 40.

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Riding the Earthboy 40.

by WELCH, James

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New York: The World Publishing Co., 1971. Signed on the title page by James Welch. First edition / First printing. Brown paper-covered boards, Very fine in very fine dust jacket. Poems. The author's first book. A beautiful copy.

Synopsis

Now with an introduction from celebrated poet James Tate, Riding the Earthboy 40 is the only volume of poetry written by acclaimed Native American novelist James Welch. The title of the book refers to the forty acres of Montana land Welch?s father once leased from a Blackfeet family called Earthboy. This land and its surroundings shaped the writer?s worldview as a youth, its rawness resonates in the vitality of his elegant poetry, and his verse shows a great awareness of a moment in time, of a place in nature, and of the human being in context. Deeply evoking the specific Native American experience in Montana, Welch?s poems nonetheless speak profoundly to all readers. With its new introduction, this vital work that has influenced so many American writers is certain to capture a new generation of readers.

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Bookseller
Orpheus Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10966-1
Title
Riding the Earthboy 40.
Author
WELCH, James
Format/Binding
Brown paper-covered boards,
Book Condition
New As New
Jacket Condition
Fine
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition / First printing.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The World Publishing Co.,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date Published
1971.
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry;

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