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Oliver Bowden - Assassin's ​Creed - Árulás
„Kiváló ​kardforgató vagyok, arra születtem, hogy osszam a halált. Örömet ugyan nem lelek benne, viszont igen jól csinálom.” London, 1735. Haytham Kenwayt azóta vívásra tanították, amióta csak elbírta a kardot. Amikor fegyveresek rontanak a családi otthonra, hogy meggyilkolják apját és elrabolják nővérét, a gyermek, anyja védelmében, végez az egyik támadóval. A magára maradt fiút, akit bosszúvágy emészt, titokzatos mentor veszi magához, és kíméletlen gyilkost farag belőle, hogy felhasználhassa saját céljaira. Küldetései során Haytham nem bízhat senkiben, és mindent meg kell kérdőjeleznie, amiben valaha is hitt. Az összeesküvések és árulások kibogozhatatlan szövevénye magával rántja Haythamet az orgyilkosok és a templomosok évszázados harcába. Talán nem is azt az utat járja, amelyet apja, Edward szánt neki?

Anna Jürgen - Az ​irokézek fia
"Az ​erdő ott volt, mindig ott volt. Már az ősrégi időkben keletkezett, amikor még nyoma sem volt embernek a földön. Akkoriban történt, hogy a Nagy Szellem vándorútra kelt. Be akarta járni a világot, hogy művében gyönyörködjék. Így mesélik az indiánok... A Nagy Szellem előbb kiküldött egy fehér madarat. Ez teleszívta csőrét a mennyei forrásból és vízcseppeket permetezett a földre. Ahová a csöppek lehullottak, mindenütt patakok és folyók keletkeztek - keresztül-kasul járták az erdőt, mint az erek a jávorfa levelét. Azokat a tájakat, ahol nem csobog a víz és nem susog az erdő, a Nagy Szellem vándorútján elkerülte, nem látogatta meg. De az indiánok földje nem ilyen táj - ott ősidők óta olyan sűrűn nőnek a fák, mint a prérin a fűszálak. Számtalan nyár és számtalan tél vonult el az erdő fölött. Az a kevés indián, aki ott élt, nem zavarta az erdő nyugalmát. Az állatok sem bántották az erdőt, úgy hozzá tartozik, mint a fákhoz a levelek. Egy nap fehérbőrű emberek bukkantak fel és vasfejszéikkel lyukakat vágtak az erdő zöld takarójába. Előbb csak parányi lyukakat, olyan kicsiket, hogy alig észrevenni."

Karl May - A ​Medveölő fia
Baumann, ​a vadnyugati vadász a medvék esküdt ellensége; egy medve ölte meg a feleségét, és csaknem elpusztította a fiát is. Azóta ha meghallja, hogy valahol egy medve kószál, nem nyugszik addig, amíg meg nem öli. Innen kapta nevét is: Medveölő. A sziú indiánok egy csoportja, az ogallalla harcosok elfogják Medveölőt és barátait. Biztos halál vár rájuk, hiszen fel akarják áldozni őket a Pusztító Tűz sírján. A hír hallatára Martin elindul néhány barátjával, hogy kiszabadítsa a foglyokat. Útjuk során fölbukkannak a May-regényekből már jól ismert, klasszikus figurák: Old Shatterhand és Winnetou.

Karl May - A ​sivatag szelleme
Bizonyára ​emlékszik még az olvasó A Medveölő fiára. Néhány onnan ismerős szereplő története folytatódik ebben a regényben is. Gyanútlan utazók a sivatagi banditák kezébe kerülnek, ami ezen a vidéken egyenlő a biztos halállal. Derék fehérek és indiánok fognak össze az utazók megmentésére, sőt megjelenik a színen maga Old Shatterhand is. Mennyi mindennek kell történnie, míg hőseink - az életükért küzdő áldozatokkal együtt - végére jutnak a történetnek! A részleteket azonban hagyjuk meg az olvasónak, aki - akár olvasta A Medveölő fiát, akár nem - izgalommal kíséri végig a regényt.

Douglas Preston - Lincoln Child - Az ​eltűnt város
A ​sziklavárosokat és bonyolult úthálózatot építő anaszázik történetét mindmáig rejtély övezi. Az indiánok körében számtalan legenda keringett arról, hogy a kanyonok között valahol egy mesés aranykincsekkel telezsúfolt ősi város, Quivira romjai rejtőznek. Nora Kelly, a fiatal régésznő - akinek amatőr régész édesapja tizenhat évvel ezelőtt titokzatos módon eltűnt - egy nap különös levél birtokába jut. Az elallódott levél arról számol be, hogy Nora apja a legendás város romjaira bukkant. Nora azonnal expedíciót szervez Quivira felkutatására, és elindul, hogy kiderítse, mi történt az apjával. A kalandos vállalkozást azonban már az első pillanattól titokzatos és baljós előjelek kísérik...

Jennifer Blake - Tüzes ​éden
Elise ​meg volt győződve arról, hogy minden férfi kegyetlen, s akkor találkozott Reynaud Chavalier-vel... A gyertyafény aranysugárként ömlött szét Elise haján. Édes arcát s nyakát cirógatták a gyertyaláng árnyai, melyek még jobban kiemelték ajkának érzéki vonalait. Királynői tartásban ült, szoknyája ragyogó palástként terült szét körülötte. Gyönyörű jelenség volt. A férfin erőt vett a vágy, hogy mindig mellette lehessen, megóvja a veszélytől és szeretettel övezze.

Janice Kaiser - Tiltott ​szerelem
Öt ​hosszú évig ült börtönben ártatlanul a félvér Ethan. Gyilkosság miatt ítélték el, de valójában a seriff akarta félreállítani az útból, mert szerinte a fiatalember mindig is nyughatatlan bajkeverő volt. Ráadásul Jake Rawley, a befolyásos gazdálkodó is szerette volna rács mögött látni Ethant, mivel az elcsábította és teherbe ejtette a lányát. Kiszabadulása után a férfi mindent elkövet, hogy apja lehessen sosem látott kisfiának…

Edna Kenton - Simon ​Kenton
This ​scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

Colin G. Calloway - The ​American Revolution in Indian Country
This ​study presents a broad coverage of Indian experiences in the American Revolution rather than Indian participation as allies or enemies of contending parties. Colin Calloway focuses on eight Indian communities as he explores how the Revolution often translated into war among Indians and their own struggles for independence. Drawing on British, American, Canadian and Spanish records, Calloway shows how Native Americans pursued different strategies, endured a variety of experiences, but were bequeathed a common legacy as result of the Revolution.

Colin G. Calloway - Pen ​and Ink Witchcraft
Indian ​peoples made some four hundred treaties with the United States between the American Revolution and 1871, when Congress prohibited them. They signed nine treaties with the Confederacy, as well as countless others over the centuries with Spain, France, Britain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, Canada, and even Russia, not to mention individual colonies and states. In retrospect, the treaties seem like well-ordered steps on the path of dispossession and empire. The reality was far more complicated.In Pen and Ink Witchcraft, eminent Native American historian Colin G. Calloway narrates the history of diplomacy between North American Indians and their imperial adversaries, particularly the United States. Treaties were cultural encounters and human dramas, each with its cast of characters and conflicting agendas. Many treaties, he notes, involved not land, but trade, friendship, and the resolution of disputes. Far from all being one-sided, they were negotiated on the Indians' cultural and geographical terrain. When the Mohawks welcomed Dutch traders in the early 1600s, they sealed a treaty of friendship with a wampum belt with parallel rows of purple beads, representing the parties traveling side-by-side, as equals, on the same river. But the American republic increasingly turned treaty-making into a tool of encroachment on Indian territory. Calloway traces this process by focusing on the treaties of Fort Stanwix (1768), New Echota (1835), and Medicine Lodge (1867), in addition to such events as the Peace of Montreal in 1701 and the treaties of Fort Laramie (1851 and 1868). His analysis demonstrates that native leaders were hardly dupes. The records of negotiations, he writes, show that "Indians frequently matched their colonizing counterparts in diplomatic savvy and tried, literally, to hold their ground." Each treaty has its own story, Calloway writes, but together they tell a rich and complicated tale of moments in American history when civilizations collided.

John Sugden - Tecumseh's ​Last Stand
The ​War of 1812 has been regarded by many historians as a "small naval war" of little importance. Not so to the Indian tribes of the Old Northwest, who joined the British attempt to hold off the expansionist American armies in a desperate effort to retain their tribal lands, promised to them by the British in return for their alliance. The Indian force numbered some sixteen hundred warriors-Shawnees, Winnebagoes, Kickapoos, Potawatomis, Sacs, Ottawas, Muncey Delawares, Ojibwas, and Senecas among them. In September and October of 1813, after holding the frontier against the United States for more than a year, a small force of British and Indians under General Henry Procter and the Shawnee chief Tecumseh was driven from Amherstburg after the Battle of Lake Erie. They retreated to the River Thames. The succeeding engagement at Moraviantown, on October 5, 1813, was the most decisive American victory won on British soil in this war. The death of Tecumseh, who was killed while valiantly defending the field after the British had fled, cost the British-Indian alliance its most effective leader. The story of the campaign has never been fully told from the point of view of the Indians and the British, but innumerable legends have persisted about it, many of them contrasting the courage of the Shawnee chief with the alleged cowardice of Procter. In attempting to dispel the myths, John Sugden searched for surviving records in Britain, Canada, and the United States. He found a major source of information in the little-known minutes of General Procter's court-martial, filed in the Public Record Office at Kew, England. From this and many other sources, both published and unpublished, the author has comprehensively reconstructed the retreat and tackled the major questions: why was Procter compelled to withdraw from Amherstburg after the loss of his squadron on Lake Erie; why and how did Procter and Tecumseh fight at Moraviantown; how was Tecumseh killed; and how did the engagement affect the fortunes of the British, the Indians, and the Americans in the remaining months of the war. Sugden further enhances our knowledge about the great Chief Tecumseh in the definitive account of the circumstances surrounding his death.

Stan Hoig - The ​Sand Creek Massacre
Sometimes ​called "The Chivington Massacre" by those who would emphasize his responsibility for the attack and "The Battle of Sand Creek" by those who would imply that it was not a massacre, this event has become one of our nation’s most controversial Indian conflicts. The subject of army and Congressional investigations and inquiries, a matter of vigorous newspaper debates, the object of much oratory and writing biased in both directions, the Sand Creek Massacre very likely will never be completely and satisfactorily resolved. This account of the massacre investigates the historical events leading to the battle, tracing the growth of the Indian-white conflict in Colorado Territory. The author has shown the way in which the discontent stemming from the treaty of Fort Wise, the depredations committed by the Cheyennes and Arapahoes prior to the massacre, and the desire of some of the commanding officers for a bloody victory against the Indians laid the groundwork for the battle at Sand Creek.

Stan Hoig - Tribal ​Wars of the Southern Plains
Tribal ​Wars of the Southern Plains is a comprehensive account of Indian conflicts in the area between the Platte River and the Rio Grande, from the first written reports of the Spaniards in the sixteenth century through the United States-Cheyenne Battle of the Sand Hills in 1875. The reader follows the exploits and defeats of such chiefs as Lone Wolf, Satanta, Black Kettle, and Dull Knife as they signed treaties, led attacks, battled for land, and defended their villages in the huge region that was home to the Wichitas, Comanches, Cheyennes, Arapahos, Kiowas, Osages, Pawnees, and other Indian nations.

Sherman Alexie - Flight
Sherman ​Alexie is one of our most gifted and accomplished storytellers and a treasured writer of huge national stature. His first novel in ten years is the hilarious and tragic portrait of an orphaned Indian boy who travels back and forth through time in a charged search for his true identity. With powerful and swift, prose, Flight follows this troubled foster teenager--a boy who is not a "legal" Indian because he was never claimed by his father--as he learns that violence is not the answer. The journey for Flight's young hero begins as he's about to commit a massive act o violence. At the moment of decision, he finds himself shot back through time to resurface in the body of an FBI agent during the civil rights era, where he sees why "Hell is Re driver, Idaho, in the 1970s." Red River is only the first stop in an eye-opening trip through moments in American history. He will continue traveling back to inhabit the body of an Indian child during the battle at Little Bighorn and then ride with an Indian tracker in the nineteenth century before materializing as an airline pilot jetting through the skies today. During these furious travels through time, his refrain grows: "Who's to judge?" and "I don't understand humans." When finally, blessedly, our young warrior comes to rest again in his own life, he is mightily transformed by all he has seen. This is Sherman Alexie at his most brilliant--making us laugh while he's breaking our hearts. Time Out has said that "Alexie, like his characters, is on a modern-day vision quest," and in Flight he seeks nothing less than an understanding of why human beings hate. Flight is irrepressible, fearless, and groundbreaking Alexie.

David Treuer - The ​Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
The ​received idea of Native American history—as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee—has been that American Indian history essentially ended with the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Not only did one hundred fifty Sioux die at the hands of the U. S. Cavalry, the sense was, but Native civilization did as well. Growing up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota, training as an anthropologist, and researching Native life past and present for his nonfiction and novels, David Treuer has uncovered a different narrative. Because they did not disappear—and not despite but rather because of their intense struggles to preserve their language, their traditions, their families, and their very existence—the story of American Indians since the end of the nineteenth century to the present is one of unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention. In The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee, Treuer melds history with reportage and memoir. Tracing the tribes' distinctive cultures from first contact, he explores how the depredations of each era spawned new modes of survival. The devastating seizures of land gave rise to increasingly sophisticated legal and political maneuvering that put the lie to the myth that Indians don't know or care about property. The forced assimilation of their children at government-run boarding schools incubated a unifying Native identity. Conscription in the US military and the pull of urban life brought Indians into the mainstream and modern times, even as it steered the emerging shape of self-rule and spawned a new generation of resistance. The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee is the essential, intimate story of a resilient people in a transformative era.

Boglár Lajos - Kovács Tamás - Indián ​művészet Mexikótól Peruig
Ehhez a könyvhöz nincs fülszöveg, de ettől függetlenül még rukkolható/happolható.

Amy Harmon - Siempre ​blue
¿Es ​posible enamorarse cuando no sabes quién eres en realidad? Blue Echohawk ignora su nombre real y cuándo nació. Fue abandonada a los dos años y criada por un desconocido, y no fue al colegio hasta los diez. Sin padres y sin futuro, Blue es una estudiante difícil en el instituto: dura, malhablada y llena de rabia. Todo lo contrario de Darcy Wilson, el joven profesor británico que asume el reto de acoger a la chica bajo su ala y ayudarle a escribir el relato de su vida. Esta es la historia de una joven perdida que se encuentra a sí misma, de una amistad improbable y plagada de obstáculos que dará paso al amor. Pero enamorarse de alguien puede ser difícil cuando no sabes quién eres…

Beverly Hungry Wolf - The ​Ways of My Grandmothers
A ​young Native American woman creates a hauntingly beautiful tribute to an age-old way of life in this fascinating portrait of the women of the Blackfoot Indians. A captivating tapestry of personal and tribal history, legends and myths, and the wisdom passed down through generations of women, this extraordinary book is also a priceless record of the traditional skills and ways of an ancient culture that is vanishing all too fast. Including many rare photographs, _The Ways of My Grandmothers_ is an authentic contribution to our knowledge and understanding of Native American lore -- and a classic that will speak to women everywhere.

Ruby Saw - A ​rezervátum titka
Valószínűleg ​senki sem hiszi, hogy egy telefonhívás képes megváltoztatni az életét. Flower Patét egyik nap felkeresi rég látott édesapja, és hazahívja beteg édesanyjához. A nő hátrahagyja addigi gondtalan életét, és elindul a Helena város melletti Sad Bear indiánrezervátumba. Öt év után a család örül a lányuknak, ám nem mindenki van ezzel így a környéken. Flower ex-férje, Ralph, akivel haragban váltak el útjaik, nem repes az örömtől. Gabriel, a Paté család régi ismerőse és a helyi kocsma csaposa azonnal rég látott barátja segítségére siet. A gyerekkori barátok között hamar szikra pattan, de ezt beárnyékolja a férfi titka, illetve a környéken történt megmagyarázhatatlan események, valamint Ralph jelenléte is. Miután Flower egykori sógornője, Cheyenne eltűnik, békét köt ex-férjével, és segítséget, támaszt nyújt a férfinak, ám olyan mélységekbe nyer betekintést, amire a legrosszabb álmaiban sem számított. Szaporodnak a különös jelenségek. Victor Butler fegyvert fog az alkalmazottaira. Flower édesapja óva inti lányát a várostól. Vajon mi és ki állhat az eltűnések hátterében? Flower élete tényleg veszélyben van? Kiderül, hogy mit titkolnak a sad bear-i öregek?

Ingrid Merkel - The ​Shaman's Daughter
In ​2007, in a water cave on the peninsula of Yucatan, divers discovered the skull and skeleton of a teenage girl who died there some 13,000 years ago. The bones were moved to a museum. Ancient piety forbade the disturbance of the remains of the dead. In the novel, during the late Ice Age a shaman in Beringia divines this future sacrilege and sends his daughter on a journey to rectify the crime. As she traverses dozens of centuries on her journey through the American West, she encounters events and people in historical time. She recognizes the abyss between ancient and modern mentalities, and the conflict between scientific and her own spiritual understanding of nature. In the end, she resolves the conflict for herself, is liberated from the ancient laws, and emerges as a free woman whose freedom, however, demands a heavy price. About the Author Born and raised in Germany, Ingrid Merkel came to the United States in 1962.She served on the faculty of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where she taught German language and literature and, as Assistant Academic Vice President, founded and for 25 years directed a multidisciplinary program for undergraduates. Now retired, Ingrid travels and writes. She recently published two chapters in German of a planned book, based on her father's daily letters to her mother during WW II from the warfront in the Baltics, where he died.

Velma Wallis - Two ​Old Women - An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival
An ​Athabascan Indian of Alaska's Yukon flats, author Velma Wallis retells a classic legend wherein two old women are abandoned by their tribe during a brutal winter famine and must survive on their own or die trying. A wise and simple story now in paperback. Winner of a 1993 Western State Book Award.

Amy Harmon - A ​Different Blue
Blue ​Echohawk doesn't know who she is. She doesn't know her real name or when she was born. Abandoned at two and raised by a drifter, she didn't attend school until she was ten years old. At nineteen, when most kids her age are attending college or moving on with life, she is just a senior in high school. With no mother, no father, no faith, and no future, Blue Echohawk is a difficult student, to say the least. Tough, hard and overtly sexy, she is the complete opposite of the young British teacher who decides he is up for the challenge, and takes the troublemaker under his wing. This is the story of a nobody who becomes somebody. It is the story of an unlikely friendship, where hope fosters healing and redemption becomes love. But falling in love can be hard when you don't know who you are. Falling in love with someone who knows exactly who they are and exactly why they can't love you back might be impossible.

Jason Aaron - Scalped ​- The Deluxed Edition Book Five
The ​search for his mother’s killer has been the anchor keeping undercover FBI agent Dashiell Bad Horse from being swept away in the chaos engulfing the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation. Now that he has at last discovered the truth, the way is finally clear for Dash to fulfill the promises he made to both his employer and his mother’s spirit. But the man who murdered Gina Bad Horse is still at large, and the FBI’s target—Chief Lincoln Red Crow—is about to complicate things by burning down his own criminal network. After years of violence and exploitation, a new rez is poised to rise from the ashes of the old—and no one knows who will be left alive to see it. Collects Scalped #50-60.

Jason Aaron - Scalped ​- The Deluxed Edition Book Four
Fifteen ​years ago, Dashiell "Dash" Bad Horse ran away from a life of poverty and hopelessness on the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation in search of something better. Now he's come back home armed with nothing but a set of nunchucks, a hell-bent-for-leather attitude and one dark secret. He finds nothing much has changed on "the rez"--short of a glimmering new casino run by a corrupt leader named Red Crow, and a once-proud people overcome by drugs and organized crime.But now, Chief Red Crow's most trusted are finding themselves in difficult positions. His right-hand man gets embroiled in a murder mystery, while his mentor challenges him for tribal leadership. A heart-wrenching Vietnam War flashback introduces Wade--Dash's infamous father--who scandalously returns to the rez. Dash faces his immense inner demons as he enters a pursuit of his mother's killer. Collects Scalped #35-46.

Jason Aaron - Scalped ​- The Deluxed Edition Book One
Fifteen ​years ago, Dashiell "Dash" Bad Horse ran away from a life of abject poverty and utter hopelessness on the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation searching for something better. Now he's come back home armed with nothing but a set of nunchucks, a hell-bent-for-leather attitude, and one dark secret to find nothing much has changed on "The Rez" - short of a glimmering new casino and a once-proud people overcome by drugs and organized crime. Is he here to set things right or just get a piece of the action? Collects Scalped #1-11.

Jason Aaron - Scalped ​- The Deluxed Edition Book Three
Drugs, ​poverty, alcoholism: the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation has it all. Native son Dash Bad Horse swore he'd never come back to the Rez, but the FBI had other ideas. Against all odds, Dash has managed to keep his cover intact while gaining the trust of Lincoln Red Crow, the man whose criminal empire he's been tasked with bringing down. But like everything on the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation, the road has been dirty and dangerous, with death always just a slip of the tongue away. Tough as he is, Dash is starting to buckle under the pressure--and after the brutal murder of his mother, the job has finally pushed him over a line he never intended to cross. Now just when he needs all his wits to navigate the ever-shifting web of intrigue around him, Dash has numbed himself blind with sex, booze and heroin--and three decades' worth of secrets are about to explode all over the Rez. Collects Scalped #25-34.

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Ismeretlen szerző - Great ​Western Indian Fights
From ​1832 to 1891 the states from the Great Lakes west to Oregon and south to Mexico saw scenes of massacre, bloody rout, ambush, fire, and pillage as the great Indian tribes-Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Sioux, Arapaho, Modoc, and Apache-fought desperately to turn back the invading white men. Recreated in this volume are twenty-odd battles crucial in the opening of the American West to white settlement. Among the battles included here are the Pierre's Hole fight, the battle of Bandera Pass, the battle of Pyramid Lake, the battle of Wood Lake, the Canyon de Chelly rout, the battles of Adobe Walls, the Fetterman, Hayfield, and Wagon Box fights, the fight at Beecher Island, the battle of the Washita, the battles of Massacre Canyon and Palo Duro Canyon, the battle of the Rosebud, the battle of the Little Bighorn, the Dull Knife massacre, and the final, tragic battle at Wounded Knee.

Lucia St. Clair Robson - Light ​a Distant Fire
Osceola ​had no illusions that the struggle would be an easy one. But after years of humbly acquiescing to the white men's demands, he was ready to fight no matter what the cost. The young men would have the chance to earn war honors. Their women would have reason to be proud of them again. When "Old Man" Jackson declared war on the Seminole, he never envisioned battling a people who would become symbols of courage, loyalty, and patriotism. Led by the mighty warrior Osceola and witnessed by his beloved daughter Little Warrior, they were men and women fighting an unjust war of greed and aggression -- and the bonds of love and rebellion that united them would thrust them into the heart of a conflict that would change the world and their lives forever. "Robson is especially good at detailing the daily life of the 19th Century Seminoles and her Osceola is a charismatic and proud hero." -- The Orlando Sentinel

Robert V. Hine - John Mack Faragher - Frontiers
Published ​in 2000 to critical acclaim, The American West: A New Interpretive History quickly became the standard in college history courses. Now Robert Hine and John Mack Faragher offer a concise edition of their classic, freshly updated. Lauded for their lively and elegant writing, the authors provide a grand survey of the colourful history of the American West, from the first contacts between Native Americans and Europeans to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Frontiers introduces the diverse peoples and cultures of the American West and explores how men and women of different ethnic groups were affected when they met, mingled, and often clashed. Hine and Faragher present the complexities of the American West - as frontier and region, real and imagined, old and new. Showcasing the distinctive voices and experiences of frontier characters, they explore topics ranging from early exploration to modern environmentalism, drawing expansively from a wide range of sources. With four galleries of fascinating illustrations drawn from Yale University's premier Collection of Western Americana, some published here for the first time, this book will be treasured by every reader with an interest in the unique saga of the American West.

Tony Hillerman - The ​Blessing Way
Homicide ​is always an abomination, but there is something exceptionally disturbing about the victim discovered in a high lonely place, a corpse with a mouth full of sand, abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues. Though it goes against his better judgment, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn cannot help but suspect the hand of a supernatural killer. There is palpable evil in the air, and Leaphorn's pursuit of a Wolf-Witch is leading him where even the bravest men fear, on a chilling trail that winds perilously between mysticism and murder.

Sherman Alexie - Dix ​petits Indiens
« ​Une voix irrévérencieuse, sardonique, mais sentimentale et rebelle (...) Imprévisible, inclassable, Sherman Alexie nous rappelle le jeune Philip Roth. » Joyce Carol Oates « Quel genre d'Indien est capable de perdre la raison devant un livre de poèmes ? Eh bien, elle était ce genre d'Indien, exactement ce genre d'Indien, et le seul genre d'Indien qu'elle savait être » : la première nouvelle, dans laquelle une jeune femme part à la recherche d'un poète disparu, donne le ton de ce recueil audacieux. Dans une Amérique désormais fragilisée par la menace terroriste, tout peut être source de divisions : les sexes, les races ou les classes sociales. À la fois drôle et grave, mais toujours radicale dans son exigence de justice et de liberté, la voix de Sherman Alexie, récemment récompensé avec Richard Ford par le Bernard Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, puise à la source même de l'expérience humaine. C'est la voix d'un irréductible, d'un magicien de la langue qui nous offre, avec Dix petits Indiens, son livre le plus étonnant.

Sherman Alexie - Indian ​killer (francia)
À ​Seattle, un assassin tue des Blancs, les scalpe et dépose deux plumes de hibou sur leur corps : terreur sur la ville, tourmente parmi la communauté indienne que ces crimes désignent à la vindicte générale. Ainsi naît la légende du « tueur indien », justicier pour les uns, psychopathe pour les autres... Voici enfin réédité le roman phare de l'enfant terrible des lettres américaines. « Ce roman rageur, désespéré, atteint l'universel : personne n'est innocent, personne n'est coupable. Avec Sherman Alexie, le rêve américain est bien mort. » Le Point « Un roman politique, un terrible réquisitoire contre la société américaine. » Le Monde diplomatique « Sherman Alexie dissèque la haine raciale dans ses moindres gestes ou paroles, décortique les affres d'une improbable quête d'identité. » Télérama « Indian Killer est le roman manifeste de la reconquête. » Le Monde « Une oeuvre violente et majeure. » L'Express

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