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Ceremony

Ceremony( )
Author: Silko, Leslie Marmon
Foreword by: Orange, Tommy
Series title:Penguin Vitae Ser.
ISBN:978-0-14-313719-1
Publication Date:Mar 2024
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Classics
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, and the horrors of captivity have almost eroded his will to survive. His return to the Laguna Pueblo reservation only increases his feeling of estrangement and alienation. While other returning soldiers find easy refuge in alcohol and senseless violence, Tayo searches for another kind of comfort and resolution.

Tayo's quest leads him back to the Indian past and its traditions, to beliefs about...
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Book Details
Pages:272
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.32 x 8.03 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds
Author Biography
Silko, Leslie Marmon (Author)
Leslie Marmon Silko was born in 1948 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Growing up on a reservation, she went to Bureau of Indian Affairs schools before attending the University of New Mexico.

She taught at the Navajo Community College in Arizona and is a professor of English at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Marmon has written short stories, poetry, plays and novels. Her books include Laguna Woman, Ceremony and Yellow Woman.

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