(The Horsecatcher Bison Book) [PDF/EBOOK] ´ Mari Sandoz

  • Paperback
  • 192
  • The Horsecatcher Bison Book
  • Mari Sandoz
  • English
  • 14 February 2018
  • 9780803291607

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The Horsecatcher Bison Book Read & download ´ 102 L protagonist many readers will recognize in themselves Young Elk is expected to be a warrior but killing even an enemy sickens him He would rather catch and tame the mustangs that run in herds Sandoz makes it clea. 5 stars While this book is not going to be to everyone s taste I enjoyed it It made me happy on several levels it had horse and it was totally immersive in a nearly unknown culture Sandoz was a white author who wrote accurately and fairly extensively about the Plains Indians she is the author of a biography of Crazy Horse Here her focus is on a young Cheyenne man mid late teens as he comes of age in a warrior society Except young Elk has no desire to be a warrior while he ll kill for food and in self defense of himself and his clan if he absolutely must he wants to be a horsecatcher This isn t an easy path since it s the warriors who are acclaimed and with whom the young women flirt There isn t much dialogue the book is mostly description of journeys Cheyenne life and of course horse catching and taming This is horse whispering Cheyenne style It is a brutal life filled with violence and danger and not all of the horse catching is gentle I read this for my 2020 Reading Challenge PopSugar bildungsroman and my Newbery Challenge Honor 1958 I want to read of her books

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The Horsecatcher Bison Book Read & download ´ 102 Praised for swift action and beauty of language The Horsecatcher is Mari Sandoz's first novel about the Indians she knew so well Without ever leaving the world of a Cheyenne tribe in the 1830s she creates a youthfu. It addresses the uestion of fulfilling honor It asks whether honor comes from living up to the expectation of familytribal tradition Or does it come from the less glorified route but staying true to the desires within Can honor be achieved through the eyes of the family with the alternate route

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The Horsecatcher Bison Book Read & download ´ 102 R that his determination to be a horsecatcher will reuire a moral and physical courage eual to that of any warrior And if he must earn the right to live as he wishes he must also draw closer to family and community. Getting used to the scalp thirsty culture of the Cheyenne Comanche and Kiowa tribes portrayed took some getting used to but it served its purpose as the predominant warrior culture that leaves Young Elk on the fringes and struggling to find his path in life It was really interesting to see all the creative methods these people may have used in secondary families and personal relationships The challenges and journeys Elk goes on are woven nicely together masterfully to create an immersive sense of place 13th Century Russian Princes eual to that of any warrior And if he must The Hound of Ulster earn the right to live as he wishes he must also draw closer to family and community. Getting used to the scalp thirsty culture of the Cheyenne Comanche and Kiowa tribes portrayed took some getting used to but it served its purpose as the predominant warrior culture that leaves Young Elk on the fringes and struggling to find his path in life It was really interesting to see all the creative methods these people may have used in secondary families and personal relationships The challenges and journeys Elk goes on are woven nicely together masterfully to create an immersive sense of place