Paper trail: essays

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1994 - Literary Collections - 371 pages
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The bestselling author of The Broken Cord and Yellow Raft in Blue Water presents an engaging and masterful collection of essays that offers readers the opportunity to spend time with one of the most engaging minds of the contemporary literary scene. "Highly recommended".--Library Journal.

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Paper trail: essays

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These essays, first published between 1979 and 1993, show Dorris's ability to write for audiences as diverse as the readers of Seventeen , Parents , the New York Times , and Daedalus . Most in some ... Read full review

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I didn't begin reading nonfiction until my second year in college, but this is by far one of my favorite books. I love Michael Dorris, he has an ability to capture thought, feeling, space, and voice ... Read full review

Contents

Packing Up
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Sundays
8
Fathers Day
16
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Michael Dorris, Author Michael Dorris received an undergraduate degree in English, with honors, from Georgetown University and a graduate degree in anthropology from Yale. He taught for fifteen years at Dartmouth College and founded the Native American Studies Program there. His novels include "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" and "The Crown of Columbus," co-authored with Louise Erdrich. "The Broken Cord," which was named Best Non-Fiction of the Year by the National Book Critics Circle, brought attention to the disorder Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. He has also written novels for young adults, which include "Guests," "Sees Behind Trees," and "Morning Girl," which won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.

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