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Where the Tall Grass Grows

Where the Tall Grass Grows

Becoming Indigenous and the Mythological Legacy of the American West
September 2011
Trade Paperback · 464 Pages
$29.95 U.S. · £19.99 U.K. · €21.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781555914547
Fulcrum Publishing

 

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Description

In this entertaining and thought-provoking book, noted historian and musician Bobby Bridger explores the impact of Native American culture on the American psyche. The book also examines the impact of indigenous American mythology on contemporary identity and the development of modern popular entertainment, particularly the Hollywood film industry.

Renowned for "A Ballad of the West," Bobby Bridger has written three books and has had a career in show business that spans the rockabilly to the cosmic cowboy scene in Austin, Texas; the flowering of folk music; and Broadway theater. His multifaceted talents have found expression in singing, acting, writing, painting, and sculpting.

About the Author

Bobby Bridger: Renowned for "A Ballad of the West," his epic trilogy about the American West from the era of mountain man Jim Bridger to the closing of the frontier, Bobby Bridger has had a career in show business that spans the rockabilly to "Music City, USA" era in Nashville, the cosmic cowboy scene in Austin, the flowering of folk music, and even Broadway theater. His multifacited talents have found expression in singing, acting, writing, painting, and sculpting.