Earth Keeper: Reflections on the American Land

N. Scott Momaday (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Harper
Publish Date
November 03, 2020
Pages
80
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063009332

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About the Author

N. Scott Momaday was born in 1934 in Lawton, Oklahoma. A novelist, poet, playwright, teacher, painter, and storyteller, his accomplishments in literature, scholarship, and the arts have established him as an enduring American master. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Arts, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Reviews

"Poets and storytellers have always reminded us of our spiritual connections to the land and the world around us -- passed along through dreams, stories, memories, and mythologies. Scott Momaday skillfully continues this tradition in Earth Keeper, from which we can all learn and benefit."--Robert Redford
"Short but satisfying. . . . Using lyrical, heartfelt language, [Momaday] looks back on a life lived close to nature, and on the joy that natural wonders have given him. . . . At a time when bad news is in plentiful supply, readers will find Momaday's words refreshing and comforting in their sincerity."--Publishers Weekly
"Wonder abounds in these pages. . . . Short chapters of prose that read almost like prayers to the natural world."--Kirkus Reviews
"Earth Keeper is a prayer for continuity in these days of uncertainty. I cannot tell you why I loved this book, I can only tell you I wept my way through it. Each page brought me closer to myself, a self I had lost in the pandemic. We need Scott Momaday's calm, clear prose and stories. Words are medicine. There is wisdom in sharing what one knows, especially at a time when we know so little. 'Let me say my heart, ' he says. And he does."--Terry Tempest Williams, author of Erosion: Essays of Undoing
A profound reflection on humanity's relationship with its terrestrial home, the planet Earth.--Booklist