Publication: Macmillan, 1984, New York
First edition. Signed on bookplate. Author's first book. Fine in dust jacket. Papago Indian Chief, Jujul, defies the U.S. government by refusing to register the young men of the tribe under the new Selective Service Act. In the village of Stohta U'uhig, Jujul and his small tribe engage in a gun battle with the representative from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Determined not to be drafted by a country that does not respect their civil rights, the tribe flees into the Arizona desert. U.S. Marshall J. D. Fitzpatrick is sent in to defuse the situation.
Inventory Number: 20572