A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
By (author) Michael Dorris
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Yellow Raft in Blue Water by Michael Dorris
Book DescriptionMichael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship. Starting in the present day and moving backward, the novel is told in the voices of the three women: fifteen-year-old part-black Rayona; her American Indian mother, Christine, consumed by tenderness and resentment toward those she loves; and the fierce and mysterious Ida, mother and grandmother whose haunting secrets, betrayals, and dreams echo through the years, braiding together the strands of the shared past.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312421854
(210mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 9-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Dorris
Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Hardback (March 2003)
Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship.
Sees Behind Trees, Hardback (May 1999)
"Set in 16th century America, this richly imagined and gorgeously written rite-of-passage story has the gravity of legend . . . Dorris once again demonstrates that he is a brilliant and deeply humane writer whose words can show you something you have never seen."--"Booklist, " starred review.
Morning Girl, Hardback (May 1999)
The award-winning author of "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water" presents a tale based on an entry in the diary of Christopher Columbus that tells of a native family living in a vibrant community striving to coexist with the natural world.
Cloud Chamber, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Michael Dorris
Opening in late 19th-century Ireland, moving to Kentucky and finishing on the high plains of Montana, this novel tells the tale of Rose Mannion and her descendants.
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Author Biography - Michael Dorris
Michael Dorris's adult fiction includes "The Cloud Chamber," "The Crown of Columbus," coauthored with Louise Erdrich, and the story collection "Working Men." Among his nonfiction works are "The Broken Cord," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, and a collection of essays, "Paper Trail."
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