John T. Gillespie

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Through Chief's eyes [in the novel Chief ], the reader is able to experience the struggle of the exploited modern-day Indian in finding a rightful and just place in society. The Indians' plight is realistically portrayed without sermonizing or condescending, although many of the characters express a natural bitterness and...

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Through Chief's eyes [in the novel Chief], the reader is able to experience the struggle of the exploited modern-day Indian in finding a rightful and just place in society. The Indians' plight is realistically portrayed without sermonizing or condescending, although many of the characters express a natural bitterness and disillusionment with the values of present-day America. Many of the characters, particularly boozy Uncle Horse and the enterprising hero, are very well drawn. (p. 53)

John T. Gillespie, in his More Juniorplots: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians (copyright © 1977 by John Gillespie; reprinted by permission of the R. R. Bowker Company), Bowker, 1977.

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