The Grass Dancerby Susan Power
From the lore of her people, the Sioux, Susan Power presents an extraordinary debut novel rich in drama and infused with magic. Set on a North Dakota reservation, this book weaves the stories of the old and the young, broken families, romantic rivals, and men and women in love and at war. HC: Putnam. (Historical Fiction)
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- Product dimensions:
- 4.46(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.15(d)
- Age Range:
- 12 - 17 Years
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Susan Power is an enrolled member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and a native Chicagoan. She received an A.B. from Harvard/Radcliffe, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Her short fiction has been published in Atlantic Monthly, Paris Review, Voice Literary Supplement, Ploughshares, Story, and The Best American Short Stories 1993.
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This happends to be one of my favorite books ever it is moving powerful,haunting,vivid, compelling.A pleasure in all respects a sipmly wonderful read filled with the power of these remarkable ancient peoples the Sioux.
The Grass Dancer is a profound and moving coming-of-age story filled with the vision and beauty of the Sioux people. Power's lyrical prose and colorful characters make the book a wonderful read.