Autumn's Bounty
San Antonio, Naylor, (1972). A novel by Pierre, a chief of the Colville Confederated Tribes of Washington state, dealing with the controversial question of "termination" -- the ending of federal control over Indian reservations and the resultant freedoms, and losses, the policy would entail. This copy belonged to Charles R. Larson, author of the landmark book American Indian Fiction, "the first critical and historical account of novels by American Indians." Larson's pencilled notes are in evidence throughout; Autumn's Bounty is included on pp. 137-140 of Larson's text. This is the seemingly more common issue, in reddish-brown cloth; there was also an issue in a deeper brown, textured binding. Fine in a near fine, spine-tanned dust jacket with a couple closed edge tears. A nice association copy of this novel. [#016820] $80

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