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Title There there : a novel / Tommy Orange.
Author Orange, Tommy, 1982- author.
Publication New York : Random House Audio, 2018.
[Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, [2018]
Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 52 min., 52 sec.)) : digital.
Time 065252
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Summary "Groundbreaking. Extraordinary. Tommy Orange has written a tense, prismatic book with inexorable momentum."--Janet Maslin, The New York TimesFierce, angry, funny, heartbreaking--Tommy Orange's first novel is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen, and it introduces a brilliant new author at the start of a major career. There There is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxendene is pulling his life back together after his uncle's death and has come to work at the powwow to honor his uncle's memory. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil, who has taught himself traditional Indian dance through YouTube videos and has come to the powwow to dance in public for the very first time. There will be glorious communion, and a spectacle of sacred tradition and pageantry. And there will be sacrifice, and heroism, and unspeakable loss. Here is a voice we have never heard--a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Tommy Orange writes of the plight of the urban Native American, the Native American in the city, in a stunning novel that grapples with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and profound spirituality, and with a plague of addiction, abuse, and suicide. An unforgettable debut, destined to become required reading in schools and universities across the country.
Performer Read by Alma Cuervo, Darrell Dennis, Kyla Garcia and Shaun Taylor-Corbett.
Note Hard copy version record.
Subject Indians of North America -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Powwows -- Fiction.
Indians of North America. (OCoLC)fst00969633
Interpersonal relations. (OCoLC)fst00977397
Powwows. (OCoLC)fst01074493
FICTION / Literary.
Genre Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Downloadable audio books.
Addl. Author Cuervo, Alma, 1951- narrator.
Garcia, Kyla, narrator.
Dennis, Darrell, narrator.
Taylor-Corbett, Shaun, narrator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Source record: Orange, Tommy, 1982- There there. Unabridged. [Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, [2018] 9780525635581 (OCoLC)1028236217
ISBN 9780525635574 (electronic audio bk.)
0525635572 (electronic audio bk.)

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