Little Big Man: A Novel

By Thomas Berger

“The fact is often made of little details which sound ridiculous while repeated.” So says Jack Crabb, the 111-year-old narrator of Thomas Berger’s 1964 masterpiece of yankee fiction, Little enormous Man. Berger claimed the Western as critical literature with this savage and epic account of 1 man’s remarkable double life.

After surviving the bloodbath of his pioneer family members, ten-year-old Jack is followed via an Indian leader who nicknames him Little large guy. As a Cheyenne, he feasts on puppy, loves 4 better halves, and sees his humans butchered via horse squaddies commanded via common George Armstrong Custer. Later, dwelling as a white guy once again, he hunts the buffalo to near-extinction, tangles with Wyatt Earp, cheats Wild invoice Hickok, and fights within the conflict of Little Bighorn along Custer himself—a guy he’d sworn to kill. Hailed via The Nation as “a seminal event,” Little large Man is a novel literary success that, like its hero, in basic terms will get higher with age.

Praise for Little titanic Man
 
“An epic resembling Mark Twain may need given us.”—Henry Miller
 
“The absolute best novel ever in regards to the American West.”The big apple occasions e-book Review
 
“Spellbinding . . . [Crabb] definitely needs to be essentially the most delightfully absurd fictional fossils ever unearthed.”Time
 
“Superb . . . Berger’s luck in shooting the issues of view and emotional surroundings of a vanished period is uncanny. His ability in characterization, his narrative strength and his just a little cynical humor are all outstanding.”The ny Times

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By Larry McMurtry

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