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by Elizabeth Black

ePub Buffalo Spirits download
Author:
Elizabeth Black
ISBN13:
978-1586540326
ISBN:
1586540327
Language:
Publisher:
Story Line Press (November 1, 2003)
Category:
Subcategory:
History & Criticism
ePub file:
1986 kb
Fb2 file:
1808 kb
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Rating:
4.8
Votes:
142

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Buffalo Spirits is filled with affection for the Great Plains and the extraordinary people bound to it. Insightful and disturbing, Elizabeth Black's first novel confronts the problems faced by farm families struggling to stay on the land they love. by Elizabeth Black from Story Line Press. The opening sentence of Elizabeth Black’s compelling debut novel sets the tone for this tale of spiritual renewal.

Elizabeth Black’s most popular book is Buffalo Spirits. Mr. Justice and Mrs. Black: The Memoirs of Hugo L. Black and Elizabeth Black by. Hugo L. Black, Elizabeth Black. Pragmatic Stylistics by. Elizabeth Black.

Buffalo Spirits book. Selected from more than one thousand entries, this compelling debut. Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Black's prize-winning, bestselling novel is Buffalo Spirits (Dialog Press 2006). Her syndicated column Back to the Middle appeared regularly in the Lawrence Journal.

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and inexorably to one another. A tale of loss, of longing for home and the connections that bind two people to a single land-and to one another.

by. Black, Elizabeth, 1946-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on July 16, 2015.

Buffalo Spirits is published by Story Line Press, Spring 2004. Elizabeth is currently at work on Amber Waves, a book detailing the migration of the Russian Mennonites to the American prairies in 1874. Elizabeth resides in the Washington DC area.

Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.

Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) was a British physician, notable as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, and the first woman on the Medical Register of the General Medical Council. Blackwell played an important role in both the United States and the United Kingdom as a social and moral reformer, and pioneered in promoting education for women in medicine.

Selected from more than one thousand entries, this compelling debut novel begins with the sentence, "Going home is better than being home." Seeking spiritual rejuvenation, a Chicago journalist returns to her vanished childhood farm in Dodge City to reconnect with family, what family is left, and her childhood Familiar, a young Indian girl. In the process, she uncovers an old mystery dating back to the land of the farm before white people wrested it away from Native Americans. She also uncovers painful but necessary truths about her own heritage. Black beautifully and hauntingly depicts the majesty of the Great Plains.

Elizabeth Black is a graphic artist and designer who has also written for every major Chicago newspaper.

  • This book is one of my all time favorites. The writer has done an excellent job of researching the historical factors of the time. Truly brings the reader into a world of intrigue.

  • I thought this was a wonderful book combining actual description of Kansas and the area where the author was raised, as well as some of the issues facing those living here. Combining this with the indian "spirits" just made this an entertaining and accurate as well as fictional account of Kansas prairies.

  • Buffalo Spirits is a beautifully written story. I don't think I've ever read a more loving description of the Kansas prairie - a place often overlooked as barren and dry, but she brings to life all the subtle beauties of the plains, reminding me of the things I loved about going there as a child to visit family.
    I really identified with and liked the main character, Becca, as she journeyed from girlhood, through her college years, and into adulthood. She is smart, real and likable. Much of the book is her life story - woven in with moving stories of the Native American tribe that had lived on the plains years before, and the modern demise of the small family farm and environmental damage to the prairie. The author is very effective at using the stories of individuals to make a larger point.
    This book really makes you think. And its a great read.

  • Our book club selected this book and it was a big hit! There are many facets to this book; if you want to know more about Native American culture, story of a typical Kansas farm family, what happened to the buffalo, or the personal story of a journalist leaving Kansas for Chicago....you won't be disappointed.

  • I agree that Buffalo Spirits is a great read and a compelling probe into one America's great untold stories. It brings together all the pain of our land and our heritage as two cultures--the American farmer and the native Americans--tied to the same acreage--interweave.

  • I did enjoy the storyline; however, it would have been more credible had the facts been stated correctly and if there weren't so many typos.

    A prime example is the author stated the Beatles arrived in America at the end of 1959, when in fact they arrived in 1964. That information is not difficult to research.

    A very poor job of editing and proofreading.

    Too many errors ruins a book.