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The Education of Little Tree

by Forrest Carter

Paperback, 216 pages, University of New Mexico Press, List Price: $16.95 |


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Forrest Carter recounts the childhood remembrances of an orphaned Native American boy living with his Cherokee grandparents in a mountain log cabin in eastern Tennessee during the 1930s.

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White Citizens' Council leader Asa Earl Carter denounces school integration in Clinton, Tenn., on Aug. 31, 1956. AP hide caption

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