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House made of dawn

Author: N Scott Momaday
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial Modernclassics, 2010.
Series: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition published 2010View all editions and formats
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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Genre/Form: Fiction
Western stories
Historical fiction
Western fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N Scott Momaday
ISBN: 9780061859977 0061859974
OCLC Number: 963589670
Notes: Originally published: New York: Harper and Row, 1968; London: Gollancz, 1969.

UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
1st Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.
Description: 185, 16 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Harper Perennial modern classics.
Responsibility: N. Scott Momaday.
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The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native landA young Native American, Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds.  Read more...
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