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StatusChecked Out
Barcode31662001633528
LocationWinamac
TitleYellow Earth / John Sayles.
AuthorSayles, John, 1950- author.
Call NoFIC SAY
CollectionAdult Fiction
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WinamacChecked OutDue on 5/1/2020FIC SAY

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781642590210 hardcover
International Standard Book Number 1642590215 hardcover
Personal Name Sayles, John, 1950- author.
Title Statement Yellow Earth / John Sayles.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice ©2020.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2020.
Physical Description 416 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Summary, Etc. In Yellow Earth, the site of Three Nations reservations on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota, Sayles introduces us to Harleigh Killdeer, chairman of the Tribal Business Council. "An activist in his way, a product of the Casino Era," Killdeer, who is contracted by oil firm Case and Crosby, spearheads the new Three Nations Petroleum Company.
Summary, Etc. When rich layers of shale oil are discovered beneath the town of Yellow Earth, all hell breaks loose. Locals, oil workers, service workers, politicians, law enforcement, and get-rich-quick opportunists--along with an earnest wildlife biologist--commingle and collide as the population of the town triples overnight. Harleigh Killdeer, chairman of the tribal business council of neighboring Three Nations reservation, wants to increase economic opportunity but faces opposition for extolling "sovereignty by the barrel." From casino dealers and geologists to Native activists and high school kids, everyone in the region is swept up in the unsparing wave of an oil boom.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Indian reservations North Dakota Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Indians of North America Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Shale oils Refining Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Oil-shale industry Fiction.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term North Dakota Fiction.
Index Term-Genre/Form Novels. lcgft.
Location FIC SAY 31662001633528

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