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James Welch never shied away from depicting the lives of Native Americans damned by destiny and temperament to the margins of society. The Death of Jim Loney is no exception. Jim Loney is a mixed-blood, of white and Indian parentage. Estranged from both communities, he lives a solitary, brooding existence in a small Montana town. His nights are filled with disturbing dreams that haunt his waking hours. Rhea, his lover, cannot console him; Kate, his sister, cannot penetrate his world. In sparse, moving prose, Welch has crafted a riveting tale of disenfranchisement and self-destruction.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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An undying story told with the austerity of Camuss "The Stranger," of a wounded soul seeking to become whole.
Ivan Doig
"The Death of Jim Loney" is an American classic.
William Kittredge

aAn undying story told with the austerity of Camusas "The Stranger," of a wounded soul seeking to become whole.a
aIvan Doig
a"The Death of Jim Loney" is an American classic.a
aWilliam Kittredge

a An undying story told with the austerity of Camusas "The Stranger," of a wounded soul seeking to become whole.a
aIvan Doig
a"The Death of Jim Loney" is an American classic.a
aWilliam Kittredge

"An undying story told with the austerity of Camus's The Stranger, of a wounded soul seeking to become whole."
-Ivan Doig
" The Death of Jim Loney is an American classic."
-William Kittredge

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