House Made of Dawn

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Product Details

Price
$15.99
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
185
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.6 X 8.0 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061859977
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About the Author

N. Scott Momaday won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1969 for his novel House Made of Dawn. Several of his books are available from UNM Press, including The Way to Rainy Mountain.

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