Old Jules (Third Edition) by Mari SandozOld Jules (Third Edition) by Mari Sandoz

Old Jules (Third Edition)

byMari SandozIntroduction byLinda M. Hasselstrom

Paperback | April 1, 2005

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First published in 1935, Old Jules is unquestionably Mari Sandoz’s masterpiece. This portrait of her pioneer father grew out of “the silent hours of listening behind the stove or the wood box, when it was assumed, of course, that I was asleep in bed. So it was that I heard the accounts of the hunts,” Sandoz recalls. "Of the fights with the cattlemen and the sheepmen, of the tragic scarcity of women, when a man had to ‘marry anything that got off the train,’ of the droughts, the storms, the wind and isolation. But the most impressive stories were those told me by Old Jules himself.” This Bison Books edition includes a new introduction by Linda M. Hasselstrom.
Mari Sandoz (1896–1966) is the noted author of Crazy Horse, Cheyenne Autumn, and The Battle of the Little Bighorn, all available in Bison Books editions. Linda M. Hasselstrom, teacher and editor, is the author of eleven books of nonfiction and poetry about the northern plains, including Between Grass and Sky and Feels Like Far: A Ranch...
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Title:Old Jules (Third Edition)Format:PaperbackDimensions:425 pages, 8 × 5.32 × 0.89 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:UNP - Bison BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0803293240

ISBN - 13:9780803293243

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“It is a magnificent job. The great virtue of Miss Sandoz’s book is that you can see it happening. There is a good deal of America in Old Jules. It is, heaven knows, an enthralling story. But it is more than that, and much deeper. It is an experience in citizenship.”—Saturday Review of Literature
- Saturday Review of Literature