Where White Men Fear to Tread: The Autobiography of Russell Means

Author(s): Russell Means

Biographies & Memoirs

The Native American activist recounts his struggle for Indian self-determination, his periods in prison, and his spiritual awakening.

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"It's impossible to stop reading [Mean's] gripping autobiography . . . Few readers will leave the book without feeling profoundly altered by the authenticity of Mean's story. It's American history--warts, wounds, and all." --San Francisco Chronicle Book Review"Mean's tale gives one a visceral understanding of today's Indians, their ancestors, and the many betrayals they have suffered." --Chicago Tribune"Not since war chiefs such as Geronimo or Crazy Horse has an Indian leader so polarized the American public as Russell Means." --Dallas Morning News"One of the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous American Indian activists of the late twentieth century." --The Washington Post It's impossible to stop reading [Mean's] gripping autobiography . . . Few readers will leave the book without feeling profoundly altered by the authenticity of Mean's story. It's American history--warts, wounds, and all. San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Mean's tale gives one a visceral understanding of today's Indians, their ancestors, and the many betrayals they have suffered. Chicago Tribune Not since war chiefs such as Geronimo or Crazy Horse has an Indian leader so polarized the American public as Russell Means. Dallas Morning News One of the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous American Indian activists of the late twentieth century. The Washington Post" It's impossible to stop reading [Mean's] gripping autobiography . . . Few readers will leave the book without feeling profoundly altered by the authenticity of Mean's story. It's American history--warts, wounds, and all. "San Francisco Chronicle Book Review" Mean's tale gives one a visceral understanding of today's Indians, their ancestors, and the many betrayals they have suffered. "Chicago Tribune" Not since war chiefs such as Geronimo or Crazy Horse has an Indian leader so polarized the American public as Russell Means. "Dallas Morning News" One of the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous American Indian activists of the late twentieth century. "The Washington Post"" "It's impossible to stop reading [Mean's] gripping autobiography . . . Few readers will leave the book without feeling profoundly altered by the authenticity of Mean's story. It's American history--warts, wounds, and all."--"San Francisco Chronicle Book Review" "Mean's tale gives one a visceral understanding of today's Indians, their ancestors, and the many betrayals they have suffered."--"Chicago Tribune" "Not since war chiefs such as Geronimo or Crazy Horse has an Indian leader so polarized the American public as Russell Means."--"Dallas Morning News" "One of the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous American Indian activists of the late twentieth century."--"The Washington Post" "It's impossible to stop reading �Mean's� gripping autobiography . . . Few readers will leave the book without feeling profoundly altered by the authenticity of Mean's story. It's American history--warts, wounds, and all."--"San Francisco Chronicle Book Review" "Mean's tale gives one a visceral understanding of today's Indians, their ancestors, and the many betrayals they have suffered."--"Chicago Tribune" "Not since war chiefs such as Geronimo or Crazy Horse has an Indian leader so polarized the American public as Russell Means."--"Dallas Morning News" "One of the biggest, baddest, meanest, angriest, most famous American Indian activists of the late twentieth century."--"The Washington Post"

Russell Means, born an Oglala/Lakota in 1939, was raised on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation near the Black Hills, and then in Vallejo, California. Now a grandfather with twenty-two grandchildren, Means divides his time between Chinle, Navajo Nation, Arizona, and Porcupine, North Dakota.Marvin J. Wolf is an award-winning writer and member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors. He lives in Los Angeles.

General Fields

  • : 9780312147617
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : 0.907
  • : November 1996
  • : 235mm X 165mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Russell Means
  • : Paperback
  • : St Martin's Griffin ed
  • : B
  • : 573