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A Radiant Curve: Poems and Stories (Sun Tracks)

Tapahonso, Luci

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ISBN 10: 0816527091 / ISBN 13: 9780816527090
Editorial: University of Arizona Press, U.S.A., 2008
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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This is an unread copy signed by the author on the title page. Un-played CD is included in the pocket at rear of book. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería PC 73-23

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Título: A Radiant Curve: Poems and Stories (Sun ...

Editorial: University of Arizona Press, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket as issued

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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In this sixth collection of stories and verse, award-winning writer Luci Tapahonso finds sacredness in everyday life. Viewing a sunset in a desert sky, listening to her granddaughter recount how she spent her day, or visiting her mother after her father's passing, she finds traces of her own memories, along with echoes of the voices of her Navajo ancestors.

These engaging words draw us into a workaday world that, magically but never surprisingly, has room for the Diyin Dine’é (the Holy People), Old Salt Woman, and Dawn Boy. When she describes her grandson’s First Laugh Ceremony—explaining that it was originally performed for White Shell Girl, who grew up to be Changing Woman—her account enriches us and we long to hear more. Tapahonso weaves the Navajo language into her work like she weaves “the first four rows of black yarn” into a rug she is making “for my little grandson, who inherited my father’s name: Hastiin Tsétah Naaki Bísóí.”

As readers, we find that we too are surrounded by silent comfort, held lovingly in the confident hands of an accomplished writer who has a great deal to tell us about life.

About the Author:

Luci Tapahonso is the author of many books, including Blue Horses Rush In and Sáanii Dahataal: The Women Are Singing. She is Professor of American Indian Studies and English at the University of Arizona and in 2006 she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Native Writers Circle of the Americas.

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