Yellow Woman and A Beauty of the Spirit

Yellow Woman and A Beauty of the Spirit

Essays on Native American Life Today

Book - 1996
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Bold and impassioned, sharp and defiant, Leslie Marmon Silko's essays evoke the spirit and voice of Native Americans. Whether she is exploring the vital importance literature and language play in Native American heritage, illuminating the inseparability of the land and the Native American people, enlivening the ways and wisdom of the old-time people, or exploding in outrage over the government's long-standing, racist treatment of Native Americans, Silko does so with eloquence and power, born from her profound devotion to all that is Native American.
Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit is written with the fire of necessity. Silko's call to be heard is unmistakable; there are stories to remember, injustices to redress, ways of life to preserve. It is a work of major importance, filled with indispensable truths--a work by an author with an original voice and a unique access to both worlds.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996
ISBN: 9780684827070
0684827077
9780684811536
0684811537
Branch Call Number: 970.00497 SILKO
Characteristics: 205 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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