House Made of Dawn

House Made of Dawn

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A young American Indian returning from World War II searches for his place on his old reservation and in urban society

Blackwell North Amer
"There was a house made of dawn. It was made of pollen and of rain, and the land was very old and everlasting. . . ." --from House Made of DawnThis widely acclaimed novel tells the story of a young American Indian struggling to reconcile the traditional ways of his people with the demands of the twentieth century.Abel was raised to heed the voice of the land, the changes of the seasons, and the lessons taught by peyote. But once he returned from a foreign war and became exposed to the temptations of the wider world, Abel became a man lost to himself.

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona : University of Arizona Press, c1996
ISBN: 9780816517053
Branch Call Number: F MOM
Characteristics: 212 p. ; 21 cm


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Jul 15, 2015

The Pulitzer prize winning novel by "the dean of American Indian writers (NYT)."

Oct 14, 2013

Not an easy read; but, an interesting and good book, nonetheless. full of vivid images of the local and life of living on the SW US Indian reservations in the early 1900's. I can understand how this novel won the Pultizer Prize and was considered to be the "break through" novel about the "native experience".

Jan 17, 2012

ST review mention 2/4/07 K7. Pulitzer prize 1969.


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