The Woman Who Owned the Shadows by Paula Gunn Allen
Fiction. LGBT Studies. Native American Studies. "An absorbing, often fascinating world is created.not only is it an exploration of racism, it is often a powerful and moving testament to feminism"—The New York Times Book Review.
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About the Author
Paula Gunn Allen, Laguna Pueblo/Sioux/Scots/Lebanese poet, philosopher, scholar, and teacher, was born in Cubero, New Mexico, in 1939. She received her doctorate from the University of New Mexico in 1976; her dissertation evolved into a major work of cultural criticism, The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions. Two volumes of her poetry, SKINS AND BONES and LIFE IS A FATAL DISEASE, were published by West End Press. A work of fiction, THE WOMAN WHO OWNED THE SHADOWS, was published by Aunt Lute Books. She completed the manuscript for AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL a week before her death on May 29, 2008 in Fort Bragg, California.