Laughing Boy: A Navajo Love Story by Oliver La Farge

Laughing Boy: A Navajo Love Story

Oliver La Farge

fiction historical challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

193 pages | first published 1929

Description

Capturing the essence of the Southwest in 1915, Oliver La Farge's Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel is an enduring American classic. At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but ...
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Moods

challenging 100%
emotional 100%
reflective 100%

Pace

slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 100%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

Average rating

3.07