House Made of Dawn
House Made of Dawn, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1969, tells the story of a young American Indian named Abel, home from a foreign war and caught between two worlds: one his father's, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons and the harsh beauty of the land; the other of industrial America, a goading him into a compulsive cycle of dissipation and disgust.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
A poetic journey onto the rez, this book can transform you. So many of us (yes, even non-native Americans) are caught between the land and the city much like Momaday (and his character). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jgrwriter - LibraryThing
House made of Dawn is filled with vivid imagery. This novel is not meant to "tell" a story, but rather "show" it. I believe Momaday honors the oral tradition of storytelling, with leaps and turns and ... Read full review