Most travelers only fly over the Great Plains-but Ian Frazier, ever the intrepid and wide-eyed wanderer, is not your average traveler. A hilarious and fascinating look at the great middle of our nation.
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Although the traditional Sioux nation was in its last days when Luther Standing Bear was born in the 1860s, he was raised in the ancestral manner to be a successful hunter and warrior and a respectful and productive member of Sioux society.
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MY parents belonged to that great plains tribe which is now called the Sioux. But before the white man came, we called ourselves the Lakotas. The first white men to come to this country thought they h...
"A direct, human tale of love and struggle and attainment-American in the best sense of the word."-The New York Times
On the windy Nebraska prairie, Alexandra Bergson tends to the failing farm that she inherited from her father. She struggles to rais... View details
One January day, thirty years ago, the little town of Hanover, anchored on a windy Nebraska tableland, was trying not to be blown away. A mist of fine snowflakes was curling and eddying about the clus...