“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
About the Author
Joy Harjo is an internationally known performer and writer of the Mvskoke/Creek Nation, the author of ten books of poetry and, most recently, a memoir, Crazy Brave. A critically acclaimed poet, her many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Josephine Miles Poetry Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the American Indian Distinguished Achievement in the Arts Award. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.