Three tales of Old Man Coyote, the Trickster, Transformer and Culture Hero have been extracted from Ude’s Becoming Coyote, twice a Small Press Book Club selection. Wayne Ude grew up in Montana just outside Fort Belknap Indian Reservation where he learned about Native American folklore and traditions firsthand. This was the first fine press book published by The Lone Oak Press.
The book is 36 pages with five full page, hand-colored etchings and five small wood engravings by Abigail Rorer. The type is Granjon on Rives and the text and wood engravings were printed by Darrell Hyder of Sun Hill Press, North Brookfield, MA. Bound in quarter-leather with marbled paper sides in a clamshell box by Barbara Blumenthal of Catawba Press, Northampton, MA. The marbled paper is by Faith Harrison. 7 inches x 9.75 inches. Edition of 120 with 110 for sale, 100 regular and 10 deluxe. Out of print.