House Made of Dawn [50th Anniversary Ed]

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Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.8 X 0.7 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062909954

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About the Author

N. Scott Momaday is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, artist, teacher, and storyteller whose works celebrate and preserve Native American heritage. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel House Made of Dawn and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Academy of American Poets Prize, the National Medal of Arts, the Ken Burns American Heritage Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation's Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, and the 2021 Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. A longtime professor of English and American literature, Momaday earned his PhD from Stanford University and retired as Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. He lives in New Mexico.

Reviews

"A new romanticism, with a reverence for the land, a transcendent optimism, and a sense of mythic wholeness...Push[es] the secular mode of modern fiction into the sacred mode, a faith and recognition in the power of the world."--American Literature
"Mr. Momaday has a superb sense of imagery....There is a rich treasury of Pueblo Indian lore on almost every page."--Baltimore Sun
"Dazzling....Momaday [is] an important voice in American letters."--Los Angeles Times
"Superb."--New York Times Book Review
"Authentic and powerful...Anyone who picks up this novel and reads the first paragraph will be hard pressed to put it down."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature. . . . A beautiful artistic object, a book everyone should read for the joy and emotion of the language it contains."--The Paris Review
"A beautiful and moving tale. Intricately conceived...executed with easy lyricism. Mr. Momaday's performance is brilliant."--Publishers Weekly
"A tragic story...one of considerable power and beauty."--The Nation