House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday audiobook

House Made of Dawn

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House Made of Dawn was the first novel by a Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize and remains a classic of contemporary literature. It will carry you to the mysterious, magnificent heart of the American Southwest, and to the soul of its ancient native people. With a powerful prose, brimming with sensuous descriptions, Momaday weaves the story of a young mixed-blood who is torn between his tribal heritage and the poisonous enticements of the white world. He traces Abel's difficult emotional journey back to the land and traditions of his ancestors and, finally, and to his own identity. A teacher, painter, storyteller, and writer, N. Scott Momaday has published works of fiction, poetry, and criticism. In 1992 he received the Native American Lifetime Achievement Award. Veteran narrator George Guidall's rich, dignified voice and smooth, professional delivery is perfectly suited for Momaday's striking style. His virtuoso performance is certain to make this extraordinary work more memorable than ever.

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House Made of Dawn was the first novel by a Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize and remains a classic of contemporary literature. It will carry you to the mysterious, magnificent heart of the American Southwest, and to the soul of its ancient native people. With a powerful prose, brimming with sensuous descriptions, Momaday weaves the story of a young mixed-blood who is torn between his tribal heritage and the poisonous enticements of the white world. He traces Abel's difficult emotional journey back to the land and traditions of his ancestors and, finally, and to his own identity. A teacher, painter, storyteller, and writer, N. Scott Momaday has published works of fiction, poetry, and criticism. In 1992 he received the Native American Lifetime Achievement Award. Veteran narrator George Guidall's rich, dignified voice and smooth, professional delivery is perfectly suited for Momaday's striking style. His virtuoso performance is certain to make this extraordinary work more memorable than ever.

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Author Bio: N. Scott Momaday

Author Bio: N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday is an internationally renowned poet, novelist, artist, teacher, and storyteller whose works celebrate and preserve Native American heritage. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel House Made of Dawn and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Academy of American Poets Prize, the National Medal of Arts, the Ken Burns American Heritage Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation’s Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award, and the 2021 Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. A longtime professor of English and American literature, he earned his PhD from Stanford University and retired as regents professor at the University of Arizona.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 7.01
Audience: Adult
Language: English