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Publisher Comments:

Of all of the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as "an act of the imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative part of it that comes first and irresistibly into reach, and of that part I take hold." Complete with family photos, The Names is a book that will captivate readers who wish to experience the Native American way of life.

About the Author

A preeminent practitioner of twentieth century literature, N. Scott Momaday is perhaps best known for having blazed a trail for contemporary Native American writers. A Pulitzer Prize winner and member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Momaday in many respects is a class unto himself. Momaday is Regents Professor of English at the University of Arizona. A popular speaker, he narrated the PBS series The West.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816510467
Author:
Momaday, N. Scott
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Author:
Momaday, N. Scott
Author:
Momaday, Natachee Scott
Location:
Tucson :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Native American Studies
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Momaday, N. Scott
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies
Subject:
Momaday, N. Scott - Childhood and youth
Subject:
Literature and Essays
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Subject:
General Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sun Tracks: An American Indian Literary
Series Volume:
0016
Publication Date:
19871131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
170
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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