The Morning the Sun Went Down: A Memoir


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$15.00  $13.95
Heyday Books
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5.5 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds

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About the Author

A gifted poet, writer, and storyteller, as well as a cultural and political activist, Darryl Babe Wilson (1939-2014) earned a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona at Tucson. His essays, stories, and poems were published in News from Native California, The Way We Lived: California Indian Stories, Songs, and Reminiscences (Heyday, 1993), and The Sound of Rattles and Clappers: A Collection of New California Indian Writing (University of Arizona Press, 1994), and he coedited Surviving in Two Worlds: Contemporary Native American Voices (University of Texas Press, 1997). Wilson taught Native American Studies at De Anza College and at California State University, Hayward.
Malcolm Margolin is the founder and former publisher of Heyday and the cofounder of the quarterly magazine News from Native California. He is the author of The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area and The Way We Lived: California Indian Stories, Songs, and Reminiscences. The recipient of numerous awards and achievements, he is currently the executive director of the California Institute for Community, Art, and Nature. He lives in Berkeley, California.


"[An] altogether extraordinary memoir of rural Native American life." -- Kirkus Reviews "(starred review)"
"[Wilson's] heartfelt recollections take us on a vivid personal journey to place a few of us will have visited-and none will soon forget." -- Booklist "jacket blurb"
"The storytelling here is powerful." -- Greg Sarris "jacket blurb"
"One of the most unique and memorable autobiographies I've ever read." -- Joseph Bruchac "jacket blurb"