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At Geronimo's Grave

At Geronimo's Grave( )
Author: Ruffo, Armand Garnet
Editor: Lane, Patrick
ISBN:978-1-55050-176-6
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:Coteau Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.95
Book Description:

Geronimo is probably the second-best-known Native American name, after Pocahontas. But the great Apache warrior's ultimate fate is little remembered. Feared for his once-great prowess long after any power he'd had was gone, Geronimo and his dwindling family were pointlessly herded from one detention centre to another in the American mid-west. The one-time warrior and horseman was eventually reduced to wearing a top hat and riding in an early Model T Ford, a grim caricature of...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Poetry / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.69 x 8.46 x 0.33 Inches
Book Weight:0.374 Pounds
Author Biography
Ruffo, Armand Garnet (Author)
Patrick Lane was born in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada on March 26, 1939. He wrote more than 20 collections of poetry as well as novels and nonfiction books. His first collection of poetry, Letters from a Savage Mind, was published in 1966. His other poetry collections included Separations, Beware the Months of Fire, Winter and Mortal Remains, The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane, and No Longer Two People written with his wife Lorna Crozier. Poems, New and Selected received the Governor General's Literary Award for poetry in 1978 and Too Spare, Too Fierce received the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 1995.

His novels included Red Dog, Red Dog and Deep River Night. His memoir There Is a Season received the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Literary Excellence and B.C. Award for Canadian Nonfiction. He was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 2014 for his vast and accomplished body of work. He died of a heart attack on March 7, 2019 at the age of 79.

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