“Stirring. . . . In her harrowing and ultimately hopeful story, Harjo allows the reader to know her intimately, and we are enriched by her honesty.” (Ms.)
“A saga about the survival of spirituality and creativity in the face of generations of racism, dispossession, and familial dysfunction.” (Rebecca Steinitz - Boston Globe)
“A must-read for her fans and a fascinating door into her world for those new to her work.” (Elizabeth Wilkinson - Minneapolis Star Tribune)
“Harjo allows the reader to know her intimately, and we are enriched by her honesty.” (Booklist)
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About the Author
Joy Harjo is an internationally known performer and writer of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation. She has written seven books of poetry, including She Had Some Horses and How We Became Human, and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.