Short Nights Of The Shadow Catcher

Author: Timothy Egan
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618969020
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A narrative account of the pioneering photographer's life-risking effort to document a disappearing North American Indian nation offers insight into the danger and resolve behind his venture, his elevation to an impassioned advocate and the posthumous discovery of his considerable achievements. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Big Burn. 75,000 first printing.

The Shadow Catcher

Author: Hipolito Acosta
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451632894
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Living under an assumed identity and risking his life were all in a day’s work for U.S. Government Agent Hipolito Acosta. He worked regularly in high-stakes undercover operations infiltrating Mexico’s murderous immigrant smuggling rings and drug cartels. Acosta’s investigations are legendary, both inside law enforcement and the crime cartels he helped neutralize. He had himself smuggled from Mexico to Chicago with a truckload of poor immigrants; worked his way into the confidences of a gang of international counterfeiters; socialized with some of Mexico’s most vicious drug lords; arrested a female smuggler by luring her across the U.S. border for an amorous rendezvous; and was the target of multiple murder plots by the criminals he put in jail. For three decades, Hipolito Acosta’s work routinely made national headlines, and he quickly gained a reputation as a daring crime fighter who used his intelligence and audacity to stay one step ahead of those who would kill him if his cover were ever blown. Acosta’s stories read like chapters from a page-turning crime novel, but The Shadow Catcher is more than a front-seat ride through the criminal underworld along the U.S./Mexico border. This heartbreaking exposé goes beyond sensational headlines and medals of honor to divulge what an agent endures in order to ensure that U.S. law is enforced and to reveal the unseen human side of illegal immigration.

Shadow Catcher

Author: Charles Fergus
Editor: Soho PressInc
ISBN: 9780939149919
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As a government-backed expedition makes its way west--sent to America's Indian reservations to extol the virtues of U.S. citizenship--photographs of the poor conditions on the reservations, the work of someone in the expedition, make their way into D.C. papers

Shadow Catcher

Author: Laurie Lawlor
Editor: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803280465
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Sixty of Edward Curtis' photographs are included in this story of his life and the Native American cultures he studied early in the twentieth century, creating what is still the most extensive and informative collection of its kind.

The Shadow Catcher S Daughter

Author: Carla Gade
Editor: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 1624165699
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Daring Eliana Van Horn aims to make her mark by joining her father’s photography expedition disguised as a young man. But it’s not long before she throws trail guide Yiska Wilcox off course by opening up the uncharted territory of his heart.

Shadow Catcher

Author: Michael Burgan
Editor: Capstone
ISBN: 0756549922
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"Chronicles the life of Edward S. Curtis and his 20-volume life's work, The North American Indian"--

Shadow Catcher

Author: James R. Hannibal
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101618396
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From James R. Hannibal—a veteran combat pilot with Top Secret clearance from the U.S. government—comes an electrifying high-tech thriller in the great tradition of Tom Clancy… Over ten years ago, Air Force major Nick Baron was part of a failed special ops mission that left a B-2 stealth bomber at the bottom of the Persian Gulf. Now, leading his men—the Triple Seven Chase team—Baron must find the bomber and dispose of it for good before any unfriendly nation can steal the onboard technology for its own purposes. But as the team embarks on its mission, there are greater dangers waiting. When the CIA intercepts a call signal from an operative in China long thought dead, the Triple Seven Chase team is given the perilous task of retrieving the lone soldier from deep within the Chinese wilderness. There is only one plane for such a dangerous mission: the Shadow Catcher, a plane with capabilities beyond anything that has ever flown. What Baron and his men don’t know is that the enemy is already among them—and that the Shadow Catcher itself may be the ultimate prize.

The Shadow Catcher

Author: Andrzej Szczypiorski
Editor: Grove Press
ISBN: 9780802135650
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A boy's coming of age in Poland on the eve of World War II. He is Krzys, the son of a wealthy family and as he vacations in a country manor of friends he attempts a romance with their niece. An atmosphere of doom hangs over the place, the war about to destroy the class to which the protagonists belong. By the author of A Mass for Arras.

The Shadow Catcher

Author: Marianne Wiggins
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743265211
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Inspired by the life of legendary photographer Edward Curtis, a series of tales about a photographer's developing relationship with the Native Americans he astonishes by showing them pictures of themselves is interspersed with parallel tales about an unsung soldier, a husband, and a father. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

The Gift Of The Face

Author: Shamoon Zamir
Editor: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469611767
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Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian is the most ambitious photographic and ethnographic record of Native American cultures ever produced. Published between 1907 and 1930 as a series of twenty volumes and portfolios, the work contains more than two thousand photographs intended to document the traditional culture of every Native American tribe west of the Mississippi. Many critics have claimed that Curtis's images present Native peoples as a "vanishing race," hiding both their engagement with modernity and the history of colonial violence. But in this major reappraisal of Curtis's work, Shamoon Zamir argues instead that Curtis's photography engages meaningfully with the crisis of culture and selfhood brought on by the dramatic transformations of Native societies. This crisis is captured profoundly, and with remarkable empathy, in Curtis's images of the human face. Zamir also contends that we can fully understand this achievement only if we think of Curtis's Native subjects as coauthors of his project. This radical reassessment is presented as a series of close readings that explore the relationship of aesthetics and ethics in photography. Zamir's richly illustrated study resituates Curtis's work in Native American studies and in the histories of photography and visual anthropology.