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Waterless Mountain

by Armer, Laura Adams

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Armer, Laura Adams: Waterless Mountain. Copyright 1931, 5th Printing Thus April 1932. Longmans, Green And Co. New York-Toronto. Used. Very Good Condition/ No DJ included. Brown and white pictorial endpapers are intact at the hinge. 212 pages, 7 1/4 X 9 1/4. Summary: "Younger Brother lives in a dry land, and he dreams of finding the wide water of the Pacific Ocean. This gentle coming-of-age story, rooted in the traditional culture of the Navajo, recounts Younger Brother's journey toward finding his vocation as a medicine man. Under the guidance of his uncle, the boy learns about the ancient songs, customs, and ceremonies of his people as well as the modern-day magic of movies and airplanes.Written in the 1930s by an authority on Native American life and lore, this Newbery Medal winner offers a vivid portrait of Navajo beliefs and traditions. Its simple but poetic storytelling style is enhanced by numerous black-and-white illustrations." CHILDREN'S BOOK. CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, NAVAJO LEGENDS.

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Armer, Laura Adams: Waterless Mountain. Copyright 1931, 5th Printing Thus April 1932. Longmans, Green And Co.

Synopsis

Waterless Mountain is a novel by Laura Adams Armer that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1932. It is the story of Younger Brother, a Navajo Indian in the 1920s whose wish is to follow in the footsteps of his uncle and become a medicine man. To accomplish this task, he must undergo several arduous years of training, to learn all of the ancient songs and customs of his ancestors.

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Bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
011Armer
Title
Waterless Mountain
Author
Armer, Laura Adams
Illustrator
Armer, Laura Adams
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No DJ Included
Quantity Available
1
Edition
5th Printing Thus
Publisher
Longmans, Green &Co;.
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1932
Pages
212
Size
7 1/4 X 9 1/4
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Navajo, Navaho, Cultural, Legend, Indigenous, Journey, Medicine Man, Spirituality, Songs, Customs, Ceremonies, Family
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Books; Religion; Native American; Folk Lore; Coming of Age; 20th Century Literature; Children's Illustrated Books; Young Adult; Western Fiction;

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