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Little Big Man by Thomas Berger
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it was amazing
bookshelves: read-reviewed-2012-pt2

Always good to read a "Great American Novel" that actually is great.

A sweeping story of the birth of one nation and the death of another. Completely convincing in its depiction of American Indians, both on the surface and how their way of looking at the world differed so greatly from our own.

But on top of that, highly readable, no literary flourishes to describe the landscape, a very authentic dialect created without phonetic spellings (thank God) and also quite funny in places with a cast of mean, selfish, deceitful characters. I'd call it a satire if it wasn't all obviously true.

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Reading Progress

October 15, 2012 – Started Reading
October 15, 2012 – Shelved
November 6, 2012 – Finished Reading
February 22, 2013 – Shelved as: read-reviewed-2012-pt2

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