This is a novel that definitely benefits from a second reading. Walter Abish asks the question, How German Is It, by presenting a deftly crafted narrative of a modern Germany by brushing the story against the past of Sturm und Drang, the horrors of the world wars, and the recently concluded Nazi infestation. 373 more words
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Dee Brown takes the reader on a thorough and quite disheartening journey through the military and political journey to settle the Western frontier of the United States of America. 1,312 more words
‘The American West, 1860-90: years of broken promises, disillusionment, war and massacre.
Beginning with the Long Walk of the Navajos and ending with the massacre of the Sioux at Wounded Knee, this extraordinary book tells how the American Indians lost their land, lives and liberty to white settlers pushing westward. 630 more words
Dorris Alexander (Dee) Brown was born in 1908 in Louisiana. After spending time in Stephens, Arkansas, his family relocated to Little Rock.
He lived more than half his life in Arkansas and, beginning as a teenager, wrote continuously for publication. 224 more words
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Featured image: Dee Brown during his Illini playing days. | Getty Images
Proviso East Pirate and University of Illinois basketball standout Dee Brown has taken a job as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois at Chicago, according to multiple reports. 239 more words
“We rarely know the full power of words, in print or spoken. It is my hope that time has not dulled the words herein and that they will continue through the coming generation to be as true and direct as I originally meant them to be.” -Dee Brown in the forward to his 2001 edition of “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee” which he first wrote and published in 1971. 289 more words