Title: A Dream of Silence
Author: Bruce and Wanda Jewell
Description: Book is bumped at lower front fore edge corner. Very light bumping to head and tail of spine. Pages are free of marks and binding is sound. Dust jacket has light wear to upper and lower edges; not price clipped ($4.95). DJ has been placed in an archival protective mylar sleeve. First Edition, 1970. No additional printings indicated.
A novel about a half-Indian boy, Jamie. He "lives in an average American suburb, lives his mother, idolizes his father, and is appealing and normal in every way. Except that he refuses to talk. The only person to whom he will speak is Mr. Bow, an invisible companion. Mr. Bow is not quite a mystic, but he has qualities of a sachem or a guru, and a touch of prophetic foresight to help out in tight spots." "Fascinating as a story… is also important for its insights into the psychology of children leading a borderline imaginary life, meaningful to them, but often difficult for adults."
"Bruce Jewell is a psychologist who… recently moved from California to Zurich, Switzerland, to study at the Carl G. Jung Institute. He has had experience as a child therapist, and he and his wife have personal acquaintance with a number of medicine men of various American Indian tribes… [and] has lived with the Cherokees on the Oklahoma reservation."
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.
Place: New York
Size: 5.5 x 8.3 inches.
Pages: 224 pages.
Keywords: Native American
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