The Horsecatcher Bison Book (Pdf) ✓ Mari Sandoz

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R that his determination to be a horsecatcher will reuire a moral and physical courage eual to that of any warrior And if he must earn the right to live as he wishes he must also draw closer to family and community. Getting used to the scalp thirsty culture of the Cheyenne Comanche and Kiowa tribes portrayed took some getting used to but it served its purpose as the predominant warrior culture that leaves Young Elk on the fringes and struggling to find his path in life It was really interesting to see all the creative methods these people may have used in secondary families and personal relationships The challenges and journeys Elk goes on are woven nicely together masterfully to create an immersive sense of place

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The Horsecatcher Bison Book

L protagonist many readers will recognize in themselves Young Elk is expected to be a warrior but killing even an enemy sickens him He would rather catch and tame the mustangs that run in herds Sandoz makes it clea. BooorrrrinnggggThe book is about a Cheyenne boy probably an older teenager who loves horses He made his life about catching horses hence the title He travels up and down through what is now Wyoming Montana Alberta Colorado New Mexico and possibly even some of Mexico and Arizona Along the way he meets many friends and enemies He wants to impress a cute girl He gets captured and becomes parts of wars with the Comanches and KiowasIn short it could be an interesting and even exciting book But it isn t It is a very slow read I wish someone else had written it instead

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Praised for swift action and beauty of language The Horsecatcher is Mari Sandoz's first novel about the Indians she knew so well Without ever leaving the world of a Cheyenne tribe in the 1830s she creates a youthfu. It addresses the uestion of fulfilling honor It asks whether honor comes from living up to the expectation of familytribal tradition Or does it come from the less glorified route but staying true to the desires within Can honor be achieved through the eyes of the family with the alternate route


10 thoughts on “The Horsecatcher Bison Book

  1. says:

    When I picked up this book I didn't realize it was written for kids nor did I know that it was one of the Newbery Honor titles I wanted to read it because of the author Mari Sandoz From my rating it's obvious that I really liked the

  2. says:

    It addresses the uestion of fulfilling honor It asks whether honor comes from living up to the expectation of familytribal tradition Or does it come from the less glorified route but staying true to the desires within? Can honor be achieved through the eyes of the family with the alternate route?

  3. says:

    Newbery Honors 1958The Horsecatcher is a coming of age story of Young Elk who follows his calling as a horsecatcher Like all of these stories they transcend time and place for the challenge of a youth to recognize and follow his true calling contrary to expectations is as old as mankind Mari Sandoz puts us into the Cheyenne warrior culture of the Great Plains in the 1830s their love for horses which carries on to the present day For without

  4. says:

    I am a Nebraskan and was ashamed that I hadn't read any Mari Sandoz yet and a friend recommended The Horsecatcher I feel bad writing this but I had a very hard time getting through this book It was very dry with h

  5. says:

    BooorrrrinnggggThe book is about a Cheyenne boy probably an older teenager who loves horses He made his life about catching horses hence the title He travels up and down through what is now Wyoming Montana Alberta Colorado New Mexico and possibly even some of Mexico and Arizona Along the way he meets many friends and enemies He wants to impress a cute girl He gets captured and becomes parts of wars with the Comanches and Kiowas

  6. says:

    5 stars While this book is not going to be to everyone's taste I enjoyed it It made me happy on several levels it had horse and it was totally immersive in a nearly unknown culture Sandoz was a white author who wrote accurately and fairly extensively about the Plains Indians; she is the author of a biography of Crazy Horse Here her focus is o

  7. says:

    Getting used to the scalp thirsty culture of the Cheyenne Comanche and Kiowa tribes portrayed took some getting used to but it served its purpos

  8. says:

    This is a well written and thoroughly researched book about the plains Indian nations mostly the Cheyenne More specifically

  9. says:

    Good but slow VERY slow

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