The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a proud stranger in his native land.
He was a young American Indian named Abel, and he lived in two worlds. One was that of his father, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, the ecstasy of the drug called peyote. The other was the world of the twentieth century, goading him into a compulsive cycle of sexual exploits, dissipation, and disgust. Home from a foreign war, he was a man being torn apart, a man descending into hell.
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N. Scott Momaday is a young Kiowa Indian who has lived on several Indian reservations in the Southwest. He is presently a member of the English Department at the University of California in Santa Barbara. As a poet and scholar, he is known for his studies of Emily Dickinson and Frederick Goddard Tuckerman; House Made of Dawn is his first novel.
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Book Description Perennial /Harper & Row, New York, NY, 1994. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: None as Issued. First Edition, First Pinting. BRAND NEW COPY. 1969 Pulitzer prze winning novel of Kiowa-Cherokee historian Navarre Scott Momaday (1934 -). Masterful story-teller of Kiowa myths and legends, Momaday describes the life of World War II veteran Abel, a mixed-blood Indian who has no knoweldge of his bloodlines, and experiences upon to the Watatowa Pueblo Reservation as home. Drink. a homocide for being dishonored, jail, monotonous and dehumanizing assembly-line work in Los Angles, leads life's path back again to Watatowa. A lonely journey in quest for a place in the sun. First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 012037
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