American Buffalo

American Buffalo

In Search of A Lost Icon

Book - 2008
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American Buffalo is a narrative tale of Rinella's hunt for this animal in the Alaskan wilderness. But beyond that, it is the story of the many ways in which the buffalo has shaped our national identity. Rinella takes us across the continent in search of the buffalo's past, present, and future.
Published: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385521680
Branch Call Number: 599.643 RIN
Characteristics: 277 p. :,ill., map ;,22 cm.


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DBStewart Jan 18, 2013

A very readable and satisfying book with hints of Twain and McMurtry in the tone of the writing. The author explores the buffalo as icon, idea, fossil, food and prevasive, iconic presence in the American mind.

I loved it and will look for the authors others writings.


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