Thomas Berger by Brooks Landon

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Published by Twayne in Boston .

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  • Berger, Thomas, 1924- -- Criticism and interpretation

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Statementby Brooks Landon.
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 550
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E719 Z78 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2058472M
ISBN 100805775404
LC Control Number88037580

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He dressed in skins, feasted on dog, loved four wives and saw his people butchered by the horse soldiers of General Custer, the man he had sworn to 5/5(3). In a fairer world, Thomas Berger, who died in July at the age of 90, would have lived to see his great novel, Little Big Man, reprinted Author: Allen Barra.

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