The Place in Flowers where Pollen Rests

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1988 - Fiction - 490 pages
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Leaving the Hopi mesa of his people and his aging uncle, Oswald finds himself a porn movie actor in Hollywood and a soldier in Vietnam, and finally returns to his home, still in search of a meaningful place in society

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Shapeless and overlong but ultimately compelling, West's new novel is a portrait of a difficult genius. George The Place In Flowers Where Pollen Rests is an aging Hopi Indian who's spent his life ... Read full review

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Paul West was born in 1930 in England, and educated at Oxford and Columbia Universities. Besides 18 novels he is also the author of ten works of non-fiction. He has taught at Brown, Cornell, and Arizona. His honors include a 1993 Lannan Prize for Fiction, an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1996 the French government made him a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. He moved to the US in 1957, and presently resides in Ithaca, New York.

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