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Sandoz, Mari 1896-1966

Overview
Works: 172 works in 764 publications in 5 languages and 32,344 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Western stories  Biographies  Records and correspondence  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Sources 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3537.A667, 978
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Most widely held works about Mari Sandoz
 
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Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas : a biography by Mari Sandoz( Book )

84 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Crazy Horse, the military leader of the Oglala Sioux. Discusses his life, struggle against the United States government, relationship with his people, and personality
The Battle of the Little Bighorn by Mari Sandoz( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 2,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of the battle in which General Custer lost his life with emphasis on the background of the tragedy and analysis of Custer's motives and political ambitions. A portion of this book has appeared in American Heritage under the title, "The Grisly Epilogue."
Cheyenne autumn by Mari Sandoz( Book )

57 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1878 a band of two hundred and seventy-eight Northern Cheyennes under two chiefs, Little Wolf and Dull Knife, fled from the Oklahoma reservation where the government had taken them and set out for their homeland in Montana some 1,500 miles away. The facts of this long flight are incredible. Counting men and boys, the Cheyennes had perhaps one hundred warriors; the remainder were women and children. A hunting people, they were half-starved from months of enforced encampment. They had few guns, little ammunition, insufficient horses. Their path lay northwest up the corridor of the Great Plains -- by then a settled country dotted with homesteads and towns, criss-crossed by three railroads, and strongly garrisoned by the United States Army. The troops which initially set out to bring the Indians back thought it would require little more than a few days' march and some brief skirmishes. But they, and the following contingents, did not reckon with the Cheyennes' determination or shrewdness. Soon every military post on the Great Plains was altered, and eventually more than 10,000 men under General Crook were in hot pursuit. Still the Indians outwitted and outfought them. Against troops waiting up and down the line of the Union Pacific and the Platte, they made an extraordinary nighttime crossing at Ogllala, and seemed almost to have won home. Then their luck turned. Winter set in, the band split up, exhaustion and dissension began to take their toll. For most of the Indians the flight ended in massacre and tragedy. Only a remnant reached their home in Yellowstone. This is the amazing story that Mari Sandoz re-creates -- a story of adventure, courage, of great hardship and almost unbelievable fortitude. It is authentic all the way through, filled with details of Indian life that Mari Sandoz has gathered from a life-long study of the Cheyennes. She takes you into their camps and reveals the personalities, the daily events, the disputes, and the heart-sickening suffering. And she brings brilliantly to the fore an epic event of our history -- the struggle of a small band of persecuted people against the military powers of an entire nation -- Book jacket
Old Jules by Mari Sandoz( Book )

70 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the author's father, recounting stories she heard of pioneer life while hiding behind the stove or wood box, and tales told to her by Old Jules himself, and providing a portrait of the upper Niobrara country in western Nebraska during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century
The buffalo hunters : the story of the hide men by Mari Sandoz( Book )

34 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1867 conservative estimates put the number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s, that figure had dwindled to a few hundred. The destruction of the great herds is the theme of The Buffalo Hunters. Mari Sandoz's vast canvas is charged with color and excitement-accounts of Indian ambushes, hairbreadth escapes, gambling and gunfights, military expeditions, and famous frontier characters such as Wild Bill Hickok, Lonesome Charlie Reynolds, Buffalo Bill, Sheridan, Custer, and Indian chiefs Whistler, Yellow Wolf, Spotted Tail, and Sittin
The cattlemen from the Rio Grande across the far Marias by Mari Sandoz( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of cattle in America and of the men whose ranches reached from the Rio Grande to the far regions of Montana, from early Spanish days down to our own times
The beaver men; spearheads of empire by Mari Sandoz( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the trappers and traders who roamed from the St. Lawrence River to Wyoming during nearly three centuries of westward expansion. With notes on the life and habits of the beaver
These were the Sioux by Mari Sandoz( Book )

26 editions published between 1961 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Review of Sioux culture and life, based on childhood memories and adult study
The horsecatcher by Mari Sandoz( Book )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to kill, a young Cheyenne is scorned by his tribe when he chooses to become a horse catcher rather than a warrior
Love song to the Plains by Mari Sandoz( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1967 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivid picture of the great expanse of earth and sky that was the Great Plains, with a history of the pioneers and Indians who lived there
Old Jules country : a selection from Old Jules and thirty years of writing since the book was published by Mari Sandoz( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Morissa, doctor of the gold trail; a novel by Mari Sandoz( Book )

17 editions published between 1955 and 1980 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amidst the gold hunters, Indians, outlaws, ranchers, and farmers of 1870's Nebraska Morissa Kirk tries to find success and acceptance as a doctor
Sandhill Sundays and other recollections by Mari Sandoz( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""No one in our time wrote better than the late Mari Sandoz did, or with more authority and grace, about as many aspects of the Old West," said John K. Hutchens. The proof of that is in her powerful re-creation of pioneer days in the Sandhills of northwestern Nebraska in these autobiographical pieces written between 1929 and 1965. Those who have not read her classic Old Jules (1935) will find Sandhill Sundays and Other Recollections a colorful introduction to Sandoz Country, and those who have will look for the same landmarks and unforgettable people. They include the Sandoz patriarch, the fiery libertarian Old Jules; Marlizzie, the archetypal pioneer woman who was Mari's mother; siblings, chums, neighbors, homesteaders, and Indians, all individualized and defined by a harsh and lonely frontier. Dangers in every form--blizzards, fires, rattlesnakes, murderous men--are described, and, just as vividly, so are the pleasures afforded by country cooking, storytelling, pet animals, and the first phonograph for miles around. Even when she strays, as in the final piece, "Outpost in New York," Mari Sandoz never leaves the Sandhills in spirit. Included are a chronology of her career, a checklist of her writings, and a brief introduction by Virginia Faulkner"--Publisher's website
The story catcher by Mari Sandoz( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Sioux warrior earns the right to be called historian for his tribe after numerous adventures and trials which test his ability to tell the story of his people with truth and courage
Capital city by Mari Sandoz( Book )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her only novel set in modern times, this one is set in a mythical but definitely Midwestern state capitol, and its exposure of governmental shenanigans gave umbrage to citizens of more than one state in the area
Son of the gamblin' man; the youth of an artist, a novel by Mari Sandoz( Book )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the lives of John J. Cozad and Robert Henri
Winter thunder by Mari Sandoz( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1986 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young teacher fights to save the lives of the driver and children when the school bus burns after being lost in a Nebraska blizzard
Slogum house by Mari Sandoz( Book )

23 editions published between 1937 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tom-walker : a new novel by Mari Sandoz( Book )

8 editions published between 1947 and 1984 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descendants of Civil War veteran are veterans of European and World Wars. Post-war conditions in each case are compared
Hostiles and friendlies : selected short writings of Mari Sandoz by Mari Sandoz( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1992 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier life in Nebraska and reminiscences of life with "Old Jules."
 
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Crazy Horse, the strange man of the Oglalas : a biography
Alternative Names
Macumber, Mari 1901-1966

Macumber Marie 1896-1966

Mari Sandoz Amerikaans historica (1896-1966)

Sandoz, Mari 1901-1966

Sandoz, Mari Susette 1896-1966

Мари Сандос

סנדוז, מרי.

マリ・サンドス

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The Battle of the Little BighornCheyenne autumnOld JulesThe buffalo hunters : the story of the hide menThe cattlemen from the Rio Grande across the far MariasThe beaver men; spearheads of empireThese were the SiouxThe horsecatcher