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The Ceremony of Innocence is second book in the Ghost Horse Cycle. The others are Legend Days (1984), I Wear the Morning Star (1986) and Kill Hole (1992).

Many of the themes found in The Ceremony of Innocence, such the problems of the Native American's acceptance in the white man's world and the search for individual identity, are continued in I Wear the Morning Star. Although there is much of Highwater's personal history in all of the novels of the Ghost Horse Cycle, I Wear the Morning Star and Kill Hole seem the most autobiographical. These books look more closely at the urbanized Native American and his/her isolation from the traditional culture with an emphasis on the decline of the family, and the alienation of people from their past.

Unlike the other books in the Cycle, I Wear the Morning Star is told in firstperson narrative through the...

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