How A People Die Author:Alan Fry "How do you talk to a man who doesn't share your notions about work or money or wife or kids or house or sanitation or what the hell he's going to live on tomorrow or next year and reach him where he's really alive inside and he can reach you back?" — How can an Indian agent help a people build a better life if they refuse to take even the most e... more »lementary steps to help themselves?
How can a police officer enforce the law among a people who cannot appreciate its values or understand its complexities?
How can a social worker encourage human dignity in a community where poverty has become the accepted life style?
And above all, how can an Indian, forced to abandon the life of his fathers and his fathers' fathers, survive today in the white man's world he's never wanted?
This penetrating, thought-provoking novel shows how these questions - and many more - make the "Indian problem" one of today's most pressing social issues.« less