Romping through the Repos

In the 1950’s if I recall, famed Montana author Dan Cushman wrote his most famous book entitled, “Stay Away Joe.”

Cushman had been born and raised in the Box Elder and Big Sandy communities and at the time was living in Great Falls.

The book was a story about a Native American named Joe and his Family’s efforts to get ahead in a world which was geared mostly for white people.

The book was laugh out loud funny. Or it was so sad people cried when they read it, depending on where those people were coming from.

One of the best scenes in the book was when a Havre automobile dealer came out to repos...

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