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"Mr. Momaday retells the Kiowa myths that he learned from his grandmother, speculates on the actual history they may symbolize, and describes, with infectious nostalgia, the Indian life he knew as a child. There are distinctive illustrations by the author's father, Al Momaday. The whole book is most attractive; beautifully written, full of gentleness and dignity."
Kiowa Indian myth, history, and personal reminiscences.See all Product Description
Momaday spins together pieces of Kiowa myth and image interweaved with tales he heard as a boy. Poetic, tragic, unforgettable.Published on May 27 2000 by Craig Chalquist, PhD, author of TERRAPSYCHOLOGY and DEEP CALIFORNIA
"the way to rainy mountain," look for momaday's use of imagery to make incidents and details come alivePublished on May 6 2000 by Marie Lou
Momaday's narrative comprises an elegy for Kiowa culture, drawn from his memories of his grandmother and other family members and from their memories of a culture now lost. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2000 by J. Hale
Simply, I read it back in 1995 for a course at Santa Barbara City College, and continue to reach for it to get new ideas and perspectives. Read morePublished on March 7 1999
I enjoyed the book. I especially like the way Momaday wrote the book as if it had been written by three people. Read morePublished on Dec 14 1997 by firstname.lastname@example.org