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11 edition of Counting coup found in the catalog.

Counting coup

a novel

by G. D. Gearino

  • 259 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- Fiction,
    • Georgia -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementG.D. Gearino.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.E214 C68 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. ;
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL657944M
      ISBN 100684837269
      LC Control Number97003122
      OCLC/WorldCa36621697

        2 Minute Book Review of the book "Counting Coup" by Larry Colton.   Book Review: Counting Coup by Larry Colton Posted on Ma by luvtoread Synopsis: A non-fiction account set on a Crow reservation in Montana, this tells the story of high school student Sharon LaForge, a powerful basketball player and her and the Lady Bulldog’s quest to .

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      The Book Depository via United Kingdom: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Little, Brown & Company, United States, Language: English. Brand new Book. In Native American tradition, a warrior gained honor and glory by "counting coup" -- touching his enemy in battle and living to tell the tale. This is a modern story of/5(). Short Summary Major Charatcers COUNTING COUP is the story of the girls' varsity basketball team of Hardin High School in Crow, Montana. The team is comprised of both Crow Indian and White girls, and is led by Sharon Laforge, a moody, undisciplined, yet talented Native American.


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But "Counting Coup" is far more than just a sports story or a portrait of youth. It is a sobering exposé of a part of our society long since cut out of the American dream. Along the banks of the Little Big Horn, Indians and whites live in age-old conflict and young Indians grow up without role models or by: 2.

Counting Coup might not have ever appeared on my "to read" list, described on its cover as," A true story of basketball and honour on the Little Big Horn," primarily because I have little knowledge of either competitive basketball or life on an Indian Reservation, but appear it did, and upon reading I am left feeling grateful that this story was written and that it found its way into my hands /5.

Counting Coup is a vibrant adventure narrative, bringing Native American history and culture alive for young readers. Joseph Medicine Crow's story illuminates the challenges faced by the Crow people as hurricanes of change raged through America/5(30).

Counting Coup book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tad Beckman is the rootless son of a weak-willed mother and the grands /5. Buy a cheap copy of Counting Coup: A True Story of book by Larry Colton.

To count coup, especially by touching one's enemy on the chest in battle, was considered the bravest act a young Plains Indian warrior could perform. Fascinated Free shipping over $Cited by: 2.

Counting Coup is a vibrant adventure narrative, bringing Native American history and culture alive for young readers. Joseph Medicine Crow’s story illuminates the challenges faced by the Crow people as hurricanes of change raged through America. Counting Coup is the story of the girls' varsity basketball team of Hardin High School in Crow, Montana.

The team is comprised of both Crow Indian and White girls, and is led by Sharon Laforge, a moody, undisciplined, yet talented Native American who hopes to be the first female player from Hardin to earn a basketball scholarship to college.

Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn Larry Colton, Author Warner Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

It was less than an hour into her first interview since the release of “Counting Coup” — a book that peeled back layer after intimate layer of a vulnerable teenager’s tumultuous world, polarized the Crow community, and incensed Hardin’s non-native community for portrayals of racism — and already LaForge was speaking with the.

Counting Coup: A True Story of Basketball and Honor on the Little Big Horn by Larry Colton. Publication Date: October 1, Paperback: pages Publisher: Warner. But "Counting Coup" is far more than just a sports story or a portrait of youth.

It is a sobering expos&#; of a part of our society long since cut out of the American the banks of the Little Big Horn, Indians and whites live in age-old conflict and young Indians grow up without role models or dreams.

"Counting coup," an Indian battle term that referred to warriors gaining honor, respect, and dignity, is now also a Hardin High School basketball term that refers to dominating one's opponent.

In this Hoop Dreams for American Indians, Colton shows how a handful of girls try to count coup against opponents who appear on more than just the.

But by "counting coup" with her enemies on both sides of the ocean, will the Chief lose the Commander, her latest love, as well as unwittingly unleash the dogs of war.

Counting Coup is the sequel to Book 1 of The Commander and the Chief series, His Tribe of : S. Smith. The book received mostly positive reviews. Katherine Dunn, author of Geek Love, observed that Colton placed his subjects "in the intricately tangled social contexts that lend weight and meaning far beyond the game." Counting Coup won the International E-Book of the Year Award, and the Frankfurt eBook Award in non-fiction in Earned runs: 1.

Coup,and participating in this unit, studentscan develop lasting understandings such as: • Understanding, respect and insightinto the beliefs, actions, and experiencesof others are gained when we listen to them tell their own stories.

Counting Coup: Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond. 1File Size: 1MB. Book Wizard; Counting Coup Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond. By Joseph Medicine Crow. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction.

In this narrative autobiography from the National Geographic series, Chief Joseph Medicine Crow recounts his life growing up in his beloved Crow country. He tells of Native American culture and history. Home page of Counting Coup, an americana, blues, country, folk, jam, rock, songwriter group from Billings.

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Thus Counting Coup means counting one’s strikes against the enemy. And what better way to humiliate your enemy then showing him how “easy” it was to get to him.

So a warrior counting coups would risk his life by going after his enemy by foot or on a horse, at times charging at him, to get close enough to touch the enemy with a weapon of. Buy a cheap copy of Counting Coup book. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Counting Coup book.

Free shipping over $ Skip to content. Search Button. Categories Collectibles Movies & TV Blog Share to Facebook. Share to Pinterest. Share to Twitter. ISBN: ISBN To Count coup is considered an act of bravery by North American Native Indians. The ultimate Counting coup scenario, as told by Chief Plenty Coup: To be in declared war with another tribe and by genius stealth or of an outright brazen act to reach his enemy, a warrior had avoided death by flying arrows from afar, spears chucked while in close, even while in the death zone of the intended coup.

Counting coup: a true story of basketball and honor on the Little Big Horn User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This far-reaching collection is an anthology of selections from an astonishing variety of voices and traditions, from Sogyal Rinpoche and Anwar Sadat, to suras from the Koran, to poems by Rainer Maria 5/5(2).Counting coup, or striking an enemy, was the highest honor earned by warriors participating in the intertribal wars of the Great Plains.

Native peoples recognized precise systems of graduated war honors, and usually the greatest exploit was counting coup. Key to a man's success in Plains combat was demonstrating his own courage by proving.COUNTING COUP is an insightful look at two aging, acerbic individuals struggling with lost and wasted youth.

The tale employs Native American mysticism and New Age elements to further contrast the theme of aging road warriors refusing to accept that life has past them by.