House Made of Dawn

House Made of Dawn

eBook - 1968
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The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land

"Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains." - The Paris Review

A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and the ancient rites and traditions of his people. But the other world--modern, industrial America--pulls at Abel, demanding his loyalty, claiming his soul, and goading him into a destructive, compulsive cycle of depravity and disgust.

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, [1968]
ISBN: 9780062121530
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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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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