Turtle Dream (Google eBook)

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Speaking Volumes, Oct 1, 2011 - Fiction
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Turtle Dream is a collection of stories for readers of all ages. Author Gerald Hausman (Meditations with the Navajo; Sitting on the Blue-Eyed Bear; Stargazer) experienced these stories with his Native American friends in the Southwest. They are a true reflection of native customs, but more importantly, they reveal that startling moment when life causes us to surrender our conscious power, to discover the nature of who we really are. A footrace in Hopi country and Jemez Pueblo... behind the waterfall at Havasu in the Grand Canyon... a turquoise horse in the heart of Navajo land... riding on Turtle's back deep in a dream... here are stories that delight and amaze, teach and share the old ways of the first people of America.
  

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Contents

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1
Running Girl
18
Turtle Woman
44
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About the author (2011)

Gerald Hausman, born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1945, grew up in New Jersey and Massachusetts. He graduated from college in New Mexico and continued to live there for two decades. During that time, he had a summer residence on the island of Jamaica where he and his wife, Loretta, founded a school for creative writing. Mr. Hausman has lived in Bokeelia, Florida since 1994. In addition to his many books about Native America, Gerald Hausman has written extensively about animal mythology. His work as a folklorist has earned him many national and international honors. Gerald's most recent award is from the Florida Magazine Association for his column "Pine Island Soundings" about life on a barrier island. Gerald is a frequent storyteller at college writers programs and at young authors conferences. Recently, he performed at the Young Authors Conference in Kaiserslautern, Germany as a guest of Department of Defense Dependent Schools. His lively presentations, complete with a myriad of sound effects, have earned him praise from storytellers, speakers, writers, and listeners.

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