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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher : the Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis / Timothy Egan.

Egan, Timothy. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780544102767 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 370 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books, 2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: Recounts the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document the disappearing North American Indian nation, offering insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate, and the posthumous discovery of his achievements.
Subject: Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Indians of North America.
Documentary photography.

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