Journalist's book is Neb. Book of the Year
October 21, 2009
“The Death of Raymond Yellow Thunder” is published by Texas Tech University Press
under its Great Plains series, which is edited by University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor
of history and journalism, John R. Wunder. It traces 130 years of shared history between
two communities, the Oglala Lakotas of the Pine Ridge Reservation, S.D., and the border
towns of Sheridan County.
Written by: Jessica Behnham
The Nebraska Center of the Book announced Oct. 9 that Stew Magnuson’s “The Death of
Raymond Yellow Thunder: And Other True Stories from the Nebraska-Pine Ridge Border
Towns” was the 2009 Nebraska Nonfiction Book of the Year.
In addition, graphic designer Lindsay Starr won best cover illustration for her work
on the book.
Said Magnuson: “As a native Nebraskan, I’m really grateful for this honor.”
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