Shann Ray's American Copper: A Novel PDF

By Shann Ray

ISBN-10: 1609531213

ISBN-13: 9781609531218

As Evelynne Lowry, the daughter of a copper baron, comes of age in early twentieth century Montana, the lives of horses dovetail with the lives of individuals and her personal quest for womanhood turns into inextricably intertwined with the way forward for males who face approximately insurmountable losses—a lonely steer wrestler named Zion from the Montana highline, and a Cheyenne crew roper named William Black Kettle, the descendant of peace chiefs.

An epic that runs from the Sand Creek bloodbath of 1864 to the ore and of the Nineteen Thirties, American Copper is a unique not just approximately America’s hidden wish for regeneration via violence yet approximately the last word expense of forgiveness and the calls for of atonement. It additionally explores the genocidal colonization of the Cheyenne, the increase of massive copper, and the unrelenting ascent of dominant tradition. Evelynne’s tale is a poignant elegy to horses, cowboys either local and euro-american, the stubbornness of racism, and the entanglements of contemporary humanity through the first 1/2 the 20 th century. Set opposed to the extensive plains and hovering mountainscapes of Montana, this can be the yankee West re-envisioned, imbued with unconditional violence, but in addition candy, candy love.

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