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The Cherokee Strip
 
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Marquis James
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The Cherokee Strip

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Published April 19th 1965 by Penguin Books
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Steven Stark
Nov 22, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you grew up in Oklahoma, and particularly in Northwest Oklahoma, and even more particularly in Enid, OK - then this book should interest you greatly.

James recounts his boyhood living on the claim his father staked in the Land Run. Later, his family moves to Enid as he attends Enid High School (originally housed in a downtown building alongside an opera company!), and he begins his career in journalism working as a reporter, a subscriptions manager and a printer in Enid's various papers.

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Cindy
Feb 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
James tells of his early years in Oklahoma.
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