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Teaching the American Twenties: Exploring the Decade through Literature and Art

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Cover of The Vanishing American

Zane Grey
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The cover of Zane Grey's 1925 novel The Vanishing American shows the story's main character, a young man of the fictional Nopah tribe, looking out over the lands of his ancestors while conversing with the Anglo woman with whom he is romantically involved.

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