June 14, 2011
5.5 X 8.1 X 0.8 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author
Richard Erdoes is the author of more than 21 books, including Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions, and American Indian Myths and Legends. An Austrian-born historian, ethnographer, and artist, he has contributed to many publications, including the New York Times, Time, Life, Fortune, Smithsonian, and the Saturday Evening Post. He lives in New Mexico.
Praise for Lakota Woman "Inspirational."--The Midwest Book Review "A gritty, convincing document of one woman's struggle to overcome poverty and oppression in order to live in dignity as an American Indian."--Kirkus Reviews "Lakota Woman is a view from the inside."--San Francisco Chronicle "A powerful autobiography ... feisty and determined, warm and even funny, sometimes given to outbursts of rage or sorrow or enthusiasm, always unpretentious and straightforward." --Chicago Tribune "Stunningly honest .... The courage, nobility, morality, and humor that fill the pages of this book should be required reading." --David Amram "The moving story of a Native American woman who fought her way out of despair and bitterness to find the righteous ways of her ancestors."--William M. Kunstler "A piercing look into the ancient yet modern mind of a Sioux woman." --Oliver Stone "Her searing autobiography is courageous, impassioned, poetic, and inspirational." --Publishers Weekly