Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit

Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit by Leslie Marmon Silko 0684827077 9780684827070
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Bold and impassioned, sharp and defiant, Leslie Marmon Silkos essays evoke the spirit and voiceof Native Americans. Whether she is exploring the vital importance literature and language playin Native American heritage, illuminating the inseparability of the land and the Native Americanpeople, enlivening the ways and wisdom of the old-time people, or exploding in outrage over thegovernments long-standing, racist treatment of Native Americans, Silko does so with eloquenceand power, born from her profound devotion to all that is Native American.Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spiritis written with the fire of necessity. Silkoscall to be heard is unmistakable; there are stories to remember, injustices to redress, ways oflife to preserve. It is a work of major importance, filled with indispensable truths--a work byan author with an original voice and a unique access to both worlds.


Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 208

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1997-03-18

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