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The Word Collector

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For nearly fifty years, Ray Young Bear has been assembling poems, novels, and essays on the Meskwaki Tribal Settlement. Now, at sixty-eight, he just might be doing his best work yet.

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Losing the Farm

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"The twentieth century in America brought dramatic changes to the farm...one of which was the abstraction of my family and me from our roots on the land."

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