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In the Spirit of Crazy Horse
NY, Viking, (1983). Matthiessen's controversial and suppressed book about the confrontation between American Indian activists and the FBI in the early 1970s at Pine Ridge Reservation near Wounded Knee that left two federal agents and one Indian dead, and resulted in AIM activist Leonard Peltier imprisoned for life, convicted of the agents' murder in a case that, as Matthiessen describes it, was rife with government malfeasance. This copy is inscribed by Matthiessen in the year of publication: "For Rahda & Jimmy/ with many thanks and love. Peter. In your beautiful house/ Santa Barbara/ March - 1983." Also signed in full on the front pastedown. Trace edge sunning, still a fine copy in a very good, very spine-faded dust jacket with modest edge wear. [#035589] $250

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