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Richard Erdoes

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Richard Erdoes is an illustrator, photographer, and author of over twenty books on the American West, including the classics Lame Deer and Lakota Woman. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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American Indian Myths and Legends

Written by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz


Format: eBook, 544 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: December 4, 2013
Price: $15.99

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American Indian Myths and Legends

Written by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: August 12, 1985
Price: $21.00

This collection gathers one-hundred-sixty tales from eighty tribal groups to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage.  From all across the continent come tales of creation, love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent anthropologist, and Richard... Read more >
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Legends and Tales of the American West

Written by Richard Erdoes


Format: eBook, 464 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $15.99

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Legends and Tales of the American West

Written by Richard Erdoes


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $19.95

From Davy Crockett, Wild Bill Hickok, and Calamity Jane to Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, and Frank and Jesse James, here are more than 130 colorful stories of the pioneers, cowboys, outlaws, gamblers, prospectors, and lawmen who settled the wild west, creating a uniquely American hero and a fascinating folk mythology.

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