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The turquoise ledge : [a memoir]

Author: Leslie Marmon Silko
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Silko takes readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, weaving tales from both sides of her family's past into her observations, and using the turquoise stones that she finds on her walks to unite the strands of her stories.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Leslie Marmon Silko; Leslie Marmon Silko; Leslie Silko; Leslie Silko
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Marmon Silko
ISBN: 9780670022113 067002211X
OCLC Number: 555647955
Notes: Sub-title taken from dust jacket cover.

UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Ancestors -- Rattlesnakes -- Star beings -- Turquoise -- Lord Chapulin.
Silko takes readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, weaving tales from both sides of her family's past into her observations, and using the turquoise stones that she finds on her walks to unite the strands of her stories.
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Description: 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancestors --
Rattlesnakes --
Star beings --
Turquoise --
Lord Chapulin.
Responsibility: Leslie Marmon Silko.
Local System Bib Number:
.b28384726

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Silko takes readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, weaving tales from both sides of her family's past into her observations, and using the turquoise stones that she finds on her walks to unite the strands of her stories.
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