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The Resource Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson

Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson

Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary
Title
Black Elk
Title remainder
the life of an American visionary
Statement of responsibility
Joe Jackson
Title variation
Life of an American visionary
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Here is the epic life story of the Native American holy man who has inspired millions around the world.Black Elk, the Native American holy man, is known to millions of readers around the world from his 1932 testimonial, Black Elk Speaks. Adapted by the poet John Neihardt from a series of interviews, it is one of the most widely read and admired works of American Indian literature. Cryptic and deeply personal, it has been read as a spiritual guide, a philosophical manifesto, and a text to be deconstructed--while the historical Black Elk has faded from view.In this sweeping book, Joe Jackson provides the definitive biographical account of a figure whose dramatic life converged with some of the most momentous events in the history of the American West.Born in an era of rising violence, Black Elk killed his first man at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his second cousin Crazy Horse, and traveled to Europe with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show. Upon his return, he was swept up in the traditionalist Ghost Dance movement and shaken by the massacre at Wounded Knee. But Black Elk was not a warrior and instead chose the path of a healer and holy man, motivated by a powerful prophetic vision that haunted and inspired him, even after he converted to Catholicism in his later years.In Black Elk, Jackson has crafted a true American epic, restoring to Black Elk the richness of his times and gorgeously portraying a life of heroism and tragedy, adaptation and endurance, in an era of permanent crisis on the Great Plains
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1955-
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Jackson, Joe
Dewey number
978.004/9752440092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E99.O3
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Traber Burns
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Burns, Traber
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  • Black Elk
  • Oglala Indians
  • Oglala Indians
  • Lakota Indians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People of Color
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1722691
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
19 audio discs (22.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504754316
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPc0s8
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781504754316
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1722691
  • (OCoLC)951820786
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Black Elk : the life of an American visionary, Joe Jackson
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1722691
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
19 audio discs (22.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504754316
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPc0s8
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781504754316
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1722691
  • (OCoLC)951820786
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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