Books: Indian Shorts

ALL THE YOUNG MEN—Oliver La Farge—Houghton Mifflin ($2.50). For years the Indians of the Southwest played a limited part in Western fiction, usually remaining in the story just long enough to let out a war whoop and bite the dust. With the novels of Oliver La Farge, braves and squaws seem at last to have been given sensible speaking parts, emerging as complex, poetic, dignified, good-humored men & women deeply conscious of the evil times that have come upon their race. Never loquacious, they speak with an easy informality that has the charm...

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