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Waterless Mountain by  Laura Adams Armer - Hardcover - 5th or later Edition - 1986 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

Waterless Mountain

by Armer, Laura Adams

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


NY: McKay, 1986. Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. A rather newish dust jacketed hardcover reprint of this 1931 Newbery Medal winner. Crisp, bright, tight. Remainder marks (smallish) at texts top and bottom edge. Jacket has no tears, bit of spine wear..

Waterless Mountain is a novel by Laura Adams Armer that was awarded the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in 1932. It is the story of Younger Brother, a Navajo Indian in the 1920s whose wish is to follow in the footsteps of his uncle and become a medicine man. To accomplish this task, he must undergo several arduous years of training, to learn all of the ancient songs and customs of his ancestors.




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