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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781935955696
  • ISBN: 1935955691
  • ISBN: 9781935955245
  • ISBN: 1935955241
  • Physical Description: 326 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: El Paso, Texas : Cinco Puntos Press, [2014]

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General Note:
MN American Indian literature.
Summary, etc.:
"The hour has come to speak of troubled times. It is time we spoke of Skullyville." Thus begins Rose Goode's story of her growing up in Indian Territory in pre-statehood Oklahoma. Skullyville, a once-thriving Choctaw community, was destroyed by land-grabbers, culminating in the arson on New Year's Eve, 1896, of New Hope Academy for Girls. Twenty Choctaw girls died, but Rose escaped. She is blessed by the presence of her grandmother Pokoni and her grandfather Amafo, both respected elders who understand the old ways. Soon after the fire, the white sheriff beats Amafo in front of the town's people, humiliating him. Instead of asking the Choctaw community to avenge the beating, her grandfather decides to follow the path of forgiveness. And so unwinds this tale of mystery, Indian-style magical realism, and deep wisdom. It's a world where backwoods spiritualism and Bible-thumping Christianity mix with bad guys; a one-legged woman shop-keeper, her oaf of a husband, herbal potions, and shape-shifting panthers rendering justice. -- Provided by publisher.
Awards Note:
Best Young Adult Book, American Indian Library Association, 2016
Subject: Choctaw Indians > Oklahoma > Fiction.
Choctaw Indians > Crimes against > Fiction.
Choctaw Indians > Government relations > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Arson > Fiction.
Indian girls > Fiction.
Shapeshifting > Fiction.
Oklahoma > History > Land Rush, 1893 > Fiction.
Choctaw Indians > Oklahoma > Fiction.
Oklahoma > History > Land Rush, 1893 > Fiction.
Oklahoma Land Rush (1893)
Arson.
Choctaw Indians.
Choctaw Indians > Government relations.
Grandparent and child.
Indian girls.
Shapeshifting.
Oklahoma.
Andrae, A.
Amerikanisches Englisch
Choctaw Indians > Fiction.
Oklahoma > History > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery in literature.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
History.
Paranormal fiction.
Occult fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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