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A novel of a proud stranger in his native land. He was a young American Indian named Abel, and he lived in two worlds. One was that of his father, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, the ecstasy of the drug called peyote. The other was the world of the twentieth century, goading him into a compulsive cycle of sexual exploits, dissipation, and disgust. Home from a foreign war, he was a man being torn apart, a man descending into hell.
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  • ISBN: 0062909959
  • ISBN: 9780062909954
  • Physical Description: xiii, 185 pages, 18 pages ; 21 cm.
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  • Edition: First Harper Perennial Modern Classics (Fiftieth anniversary edition).
  • Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial Modern Classics, 2018.

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General Note: Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, 1969
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1968 by Harper & Row Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso.
"P.S. Insights, interviews & more--"--Page [4] of cover.
Summary, etc.: A novel of a proud stranger in his native land. He was a young American Indian named Abel, and he lived in two worlds. One was that of his father, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, the ecstasy of the drug called peyote. The other was the world of the twentieth century, goading him into a compulsive cycle of sexual exploits, dissipation, and disgust. Home from a foreign war, he was a man being torn apart, a man descending into hell.
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, 1969
Subject: Kiowa Indians Fiction
Indians of North America Southwestern States Fiction
Indians of North America Fiction
Identity (Psychology) Fiction
Alienation (Social psychology) Fiction
United States History Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
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