A Son of the Forest and Other Writings (Native Americans of the Northeast) (Abridged / Paperback)
Designed especially for classroom use, this book brings together the best-known works of the nineteenth-century Indian writer William Apess, including the first extended autobiography by a Native American. The text is drawn from On Our Own Ground, which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book. Barry O'Connell has written a new introduction for this abbreviated edition.
About the Author
Barry O'Connell is professor of English at Amherst College. He is editor of Our Own Ground: The Complete Writings of William Apess, a Pequot, which is part of the series Native Americans of the Northeast: History, Culture, and the Contemporary, published by the University of Massachusetts Press.