Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 18th June 2019
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.9 x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.21
A searing and potent debut, following a multigenerational cast of characters destined to meet violence in their hometown. A novel about contemporary America from a bold new Native American voice.
One of Barack Obama’s Best Books of 2018
A New York Times Top 10 Best Book 2018
An Oprah Magazine Top 15 Best Book 2018
Winner of the Writer’s Center First Novel 2018 Award
Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and hoping to reconnect with her estranged family. That’s why she is there. Dene is there because he has been collecting stories to honour his uncle’s death, while Edwin is looking for his true father and Opal came to watch her boy Orvil dance.
All of them are connected by bonds they may not yet understand. All of them are here for the celebration that is the Big Oakland Powwow. But Tony Loneman is also there. And Tony has come to the Powow with darker intentions.
About the Author
Tommy Orange was born and raised in Oakland, California. He is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. Tommy currently teaches at the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. There There is his first novel.