A Native American (1938)


October, 1938

Art Credits:

Linoleum cuts by Lloyd Hoff

Designed & Printed by Wilder & Ellen Bently of Archetype Press


First edition - 450 copies. 

These stories would also later appear in My Name is Aram.

The official edition was 450 copies, each signed by the author, though several unsigned (possibly author copies) are known. 

Cover254Issued without a dust jacket. 


Includes the stories:

The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse

The Journey to Hanford

One of Our Future Poets, You Might Say.

The Pomegranate Trees

The Circus

Locomotive 38, The Ojibway

A Nice Old-Fashioned Romance, with Love Lyrics, And Everything

The Fifty-Yard Dash


Additional Materials:


In the Forever Saroyan collection:

A Native American, 1938, George Fields, signed by the author, B68

A Native American, 1938, George Fields, inscribed to James Laughlin (editor of New Directions), B69

A Native American, 1938, George Fields, unsigned (out of edition), B70

A Native American, 1938, George Fields, author's presentation copy, signed by the author, B71

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