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Laughing whitefish

Robert Traver

Laughing whitefish

by Robert Traver

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ojibwa Indians -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Robert Traver.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.R339 L38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5951363M
    LC Control Number65024264

      The question is, why is it that we know Lee’s work, but not Traver’s? I would suggest that Laughing Whitefish be made required reading in public schools, because it is just as important a book as To Kill a Mockingbird. No one has a monopoly on misery in this country. But the first step in solving a problem is admitting it exists. A significant amount of information on the region and Onota area is available in several books – such as Alger County, A Centennial History (available through the Alger County Historical Society); Harvesting the Wilderness, by John Parlin, Bea Anderson and James L. Carter; They Came to Laughing Whitefish, by Fred Lindquist; and a book titled.

    “Laughing Whitefish” was published in ,but soon went out of print. Now, Michigan State University, working with the Voelkerfamily, has reprinted the book with an introduction written by MSUCollege of Law Professor Matthew Fletcher, who heads the . Add to Calendar 07/11/ PM 07/11/ PM America/New_York Adult Book Discussion: Laughting Whitefish Join us for a fun, informal book discussion. This month's selection is Laughing Whitefish by Robert Traver.. Krause Memorial Branch Kent District Library [email protected] MM/DD/YYYY.

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Laughing Whitefish is a gripping account of barriers between Indian people and their legal rights. These poignant conflicts are delicately wrought by the pre-eminent master of the trial thriller, the best-selling author of Anatomy of a Murder.

This new edition includes a foreword by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Director of the Indigenous Law and /5(15). Laughing Whitefish was printed inand takes place in the latter part of the s, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. As with Traver's better-known novel, Anatomy of a Murder, it features a young lawyer, almost fresh out of law school, and 4/5.

Laughing Whitefish is a gripping account of barriers between Indian people and their legal rights. These poignant conflicts are delicately wrought by the pre-eminent master of the trial thriller, the best-selling author of Anatomy of a Murder.

This new edition includes Laughing whitefish book foreword by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Director of the Indigenous Law and /5(14). Laughing Whitefish is a gripping account of barriers between Indian people and their legal rights. These poignant conflicts are delicately wrought by the pre-eminent master of the trial thriller, the best-selling author of Anatomy of a Murder.

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This property is closed. Report incorrect address/5(63). Young maverick lawyer William Poe sets up practice in a Michigan mining town during the late nineteenth century and takes as his first client a beautiful Chippewa Indian girl called Laughing Whitefish, or simply Charlotte.

Charlotte is the school-teaching daughter of the late, hard drinking Marjo Kawdawgan who guided the fore-runners of a company, Cap Jackson Ore, to the.

The events in Laughing Whitefish are inspired by a real court case from Michigan in the ’s. This book is a legal thriller from an era before John Grisham. The book is not perfect, but it is. Laughing Whitefish is an engrossing trail drama of ethnic hostility and the legal defense of Indian treaties.

Young Lawyer William (Willy) Poe puts out a shingle in Marquette, Michigan, inhoping to meet a woman who will take him seriously. Laughing Whitefish is a gripping account of barriers between Indian people and their legal rights.

These poignant conflicts are delicately wrought by the pre-eminent master of the trial thriller, the best-selling author of Anatomy of a Murder. This new edition includes a foreword by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Director of the Indigenous Law and. Get this from a library. Laughing Whitefish. [Robert Traver] -- Based on a historical case, this novel centers around a young Chippewa woman trying to collect a debt owed to her father with the help of a shy, lonely lawyer.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Laughing Whitefish () by Traver, Robert/5(). The story of Marji-Gesick, Charlotte Kawbawgam, and the Jackson Iron Company was immortalized in Laughing Whitefish, a book authored by former Michigan Supreme Court Justice John Voelker under his pen name, Robert Traver.

Placed by the State Bar of Michigan and the Marquette County Bar Association, Laughing Whitefish is a gripping account of barriers between Indian people and their legal rights. These poignant conflicts are delicately wrought by the pre-eminent master of the trial thriller, the bestselling author of Anatomy of a Murder.

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Voelker, writing as Robert Traver, is as good and decent, even a tad accurate, as any non-Indian characterization of northern Michigan Anishinaabek life, rivaling perhaps Jim Harrison’s works.¹ Like Harrison, Voelker lived in northern Michigan and called it his home.² And, like Harrison, Voelker clearly respected Anishinaabe.

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New York: McGraw Hill, numbered pages. First Edition, so stated. Black quarter-cloth spine stamped in gilt and red over red boards. Bright, clean, tight, and square text block, no marks of any kind. Corners sharp. Fore-edges of the leaves are. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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