Tag Archives: Mari Sandoz

Homesteading

There is a lot more to the legends of the old American West than cowboys and indians.  In fact, the less glamorous side of the pioneer history of the United States is the development of America’s main food growing regions. … Continue reading

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Son Of The Gamblin’ Man

After enjoying each of the books by Mari Sandoz that I’ve brought home from the Norfolk Public Library this summer, I told myself, I’ll write just one more review. Well, the latest read has only increased my enthusiasm for more.  … Continue reading

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Three More From Mari

I think my reviews of Mari Sandoz’s books this Summer should have a dedicated day, similar to my Floral Friday posts.  Perhaps I should have “Mari’s Monday”?  Indeed, I have another review for you, this time, three examples of her … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Autumn

If you only read one book about the diaspora of the North American Plains Indians, I think it should be Mari Sandoz’s Cheyenne Autumn.  The telling of the 1,500 mile trek by a band of a few hundred Cheyenne people … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse

Sometimes we come across a story that is so compelling and moving that we’re almost at a loss for words to  recount it in the manner it deserves.  Once in awhile, we find a tale about an historical figure of … Continue reading

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Love Song To The Plains

I’ve resigned myself to the craving to read more books written by Mari Sandoz this summer.  Her reputation in Nebraska and national literary circles is stellar.  I simply haven’t been ready for her literature until now. My latest read is … Continue reading

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The Tom Walker

I think I’ll chance one more review of a novel by Mari Sandoz today.  I was a bit reluctant to do so, but then thought better of it, because I’m in the midst of a personal Mari Sandoz revival.  Maybe … Continue reading

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