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The Rock Island Hiking Club

The Rock Island Hiking Club (Hardback)

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The narrator in this latest collection of poems by Ray Young Bear is alter ego and spiritual seeker Edgar Bearchild, who balances the hapless polarities of life in the Black Eagle Child Settlement with wry humor, a powerful intelligence, and the occasional designer drug. Bearchild is forever infused with revelations both modern and ancient, forever influenced by tribal history, animism, supernaturalism, religion, and mythology.Whether faced with tragedy or comedy, Bearchild lives in a world replete with signs and portents, from the Lazy-Boy recliner that visually accesses a faraway crime to the child's handprint that mysteriously appears on a frosty ladder. Edgar and his wife, Selene Buffalo Husband, and the other members of the Black Eagle Child Settlement create and recreate prophecies that "quietly wait and glow" in the "mythical darkness that would follow the stories".

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: University of Iowa Press Publication Date: 01/04/2001 ISBN-13: 9780877457701  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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