NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Treuer blends a scholar’s tenacity with vivid reportage and personal anecdotes, but beneath his compassionate storytelling a magma of anger flows...Beautifully written and argued, “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee” dares to imagine, even in our own cynical time, the arc of history bending toward justice.
~Hamilton Cain, The Star Tribune~
The result is an informed, moving and kaleidoscopic portrait of “Indian survival, resilience, adaptability, pride and place in modern life.” Rarely has a single volume in Native American history attempted such comprehensiveness.
~Ned BlackHawk, The NY Times~