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The enemy gods / by Oliver La Farge ; new foreword by Marc Simmons and an appreciation by John Pen La Farge.

Title
The enemy gods / by Oliver La Farge ; new foreword by Marc Simmons and an appreciation by John Pen La Farge.
Author
La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963
Publication
Santa Fe, [N.M.] : Sunstone Press, c2010.

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Additional Authors
  • Simmons, Marc, 1937-
  • La Farge, John Pen, 1951-
Description
xxxiii, 325 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
Summary
Story centers around Myron Begay--Divine Arrow is his Indian name--a young Navajo who is apparently won away from his tribe until he believes that he can solve the problem of life by making an imitation of a white man out of himself. Never able to escape from what he really is--a potential leader of his own people--he becomes more and more confused until he finally breaks down and commits murder. As one under a curse, Myron instinctively goes back into the Navajo country where he drifts as a lost soul. Through a series superb scenes, the story rises to the final emotional crisis leading to the solution of his life -- Back cover.
Series Statement
Southwest heritage series
Uniform Title
Southwest heritage series
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Western stories.
  • Fiction
  • Western fiction
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
ISBN
9780865346710 (softcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2010033690
OCLC
  • 657223820
  • SCSB-10578208
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library