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Richard Erdoes

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
Pantheon | Trade Paperback | August 1985
$21.00/24.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-74018-8 (0-394-74018-1)

This magnificent collection gathers 160 tales from 80 tribal gathers to offer a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From all across the continent come tales of creation and love, of heroes and war, of animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. Alfonso Ortiz, an eminent...

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Legends and Tales of the American West
Written by Richard Erdoes
Pantheon | Trade Paperback | September 1998
$19.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-70266-2 (0-375-70266-0)

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 an enduringly fascinating folk mythology.

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