Almanac of the Dead: A Novel

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Simon & Schuster, 1991 - Fiction - 763 pages
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In its extraordinary range of character and culture, Almanac of the Dead is fiction on the grand scale. The acclaimed author of Ceremony has undertaken a weaving of ideas and lives, fate and history, passion and conquest in an attempt to re-create the moral history of the Americas, told from the point of view of the conquered, not the conquerors. --Publisher.

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User Review  - abbeyhar - LibraryThing

More like three and a half. I got about 2/3 of the way through the 800 pages, and felt like I'd gotten far enough. its a series of loosely connected short stories, and so I came to a good stopping point. Read full review

ALMANAC OF THE DEAD

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A dense and occasionally dazzling saga from poet-novelist Silko (Ceremony, 1977; Storyteller, 1981), who draws on the fullness of her Laguna-Anglo-Latino heritage in the kaleidoscopic view of drug ... Read full review

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Marriage The Monsignor Journey of the Ancient
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About the author (1991)

Leslie Marmon Silko was born in 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Growing up on a reservation, she went to Bureau of Indian Affairs schools before attending the University of New Mexico. She taught at the Navajo Community College in Arizona and is a professor of English at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Marmon has written short stories, poetry, plays and novels. Her books include Laguna Woman, Ceremony and Yellow Woman.

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