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Drew hayden taylor's novel tells the story of a mysterious stranger who shows up on a reserve and turns the entire town upside down. Find all available study guides and summaries for motorcycles and sweetgrass by drew hayden taylor if there is a sparknotes, shmoop, or cliff notes guide, we will. Hi everyone, here are the study questions for chapters 14-19 of motorcycles and sweetgrass we will correct these homework questions on tuesday april 10th.
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In the novel motorcycles and sweetgrass by drew hayden taylor, a community exists that is disjointed and lacking intimate connection between members.
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