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Summary:

"Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame in Oakland. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the Grand Entry. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil Red Feather; Orvil has taught himself Indian dance through YouTube videos, and he has come to the Big Oakland Powwow to dance in public for the very first time. Tony Loneman is a young Native American boy whose future seems destined to be as bleak as his past, and he has come to the Powwow with darker intentions--intentions that will destroy the lives of everyone in his path. There There is a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about violence and recovery, hope and loss, identity and power, dislocation and communion, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 813.6 ORANGE 2018 (Text) 39705000029818 Main Collection Book None 06/14/2018 Checked out 05/15/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525520375
  • ISBN: 9780525436140
  • ISBN: 0525520376
  • Physical Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi Book"--Title page verso.
"A novel"--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
"Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame in Oakland. Dene Oxedrene is pulling his life together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the Grand Entry. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil Red Feather; Orvil has taught himself Indian dance through YouTube videos, and he has come to the Big Oakland Powwow to dance in public for the very first time. Tony Loneman is a young Native American boy whose future seems destined to be as bleak as his past, and he has come to the Powwow with darker intentions--intentions that will destroy the lives of everyone in his path. There There is a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about violence and recovery, hope and loss, identity and power, dislocation and communion, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people." -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
HL810L Lexile.
Subject: Powwows > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Indians of North America > Fiction.
Group identity > Fiction.
Collective memory > Fiction.
Documentary films > Production and direction > Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Fiction.
Recovering alcoholics > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Mass shootings > Fiction.
California > Fiction.
Oakland (Calif.) > Fiction.
Genre: Political fiction.

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