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Winter Counts: A Novel

David Heska Wanbli Weiden · Ecco
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An addictive and groundbreaking debut thriller set on a Native American reservationVirgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When justice is denied by the American legal system or the tribal council, Virgil is hired to deliver his own punishment,...
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The Only Good Indians

Stephen Graham Jones · Gallery / Saga Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Seamlessly blending classic horror and a dramatic narrative with sharp social commentary, The Only Good Indians follows four American Indian men after a disturbing event from their youth puts them in a desperate struggle for their lives. Tracked by an entity bent on revenge, these childhood...
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The Night Watchman

Louise Erdrich · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich's grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death...

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Winter in the Blood

James Welch · Penguin Books
Pages: 138
Format: Paperback

A contemporary classic from a major writer of the Native American renaissance, now adapted for film by Alex and Andrew Smith, starring Chaske Spencer and produced by Sherman Alexie

During his life, James Welch came to be regarded as a master of American prose, and his first novel,...
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Crooked Hallelujah

Kelli Jo Ford · Grove Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's 1974 in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and fifteen-year-old Justine grows up in a family of tough, complicated, and loyal women presided over by her mother, Lula, and Granny. After Justine's father abandoned the family, Lula became a devout member of the Holiness Church - a community...
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House Made of Dawn

N. Scott Momaday · Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning classic from N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface by the authorA young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his grandfather's, wedding...
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Empire of Wild: A Novel

Cherie Dimaline · William Morrow
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Deftly written, gripping and informative. Empire of Wild is a rip-roaring read!" - Margaret Atwood, From Instagram"Empire of Wild is doing everything I love in a contemporary novel and more. It is tough, funny, beautiful, honest and propulsive - all the while telling a story...
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There There: A novel

Tommy Orange · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

ONE OF THE 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

WINNER OF THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Time, O, The Oprah Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, The Dallas...
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This Tender Land: A Novel

William Kent Krueger · Atria Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

"If you liked Where the Crawdads Sing, you'll love This Tender Land...This story is as big-hearted as they come." - Parade

A magnificent novel about four orphans on a life-changing odyssey during the Great...
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Jonny Appleseed

Joshua Whitehead · Arsenal Pulp Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

WINNER, Lambda Literary Award

"You're gonna need a rock and a whole lotta medicine" is a mantra that Jonny Appleseed, a young Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer, repeats to himself in this vivid and utterly compelling novel.

Off the reserve and trying to find ways to live...
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Maud's Line

Margaret Verble · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

A debut novel chronicling the life and loves of a headstrong, earthy, and magnetic heroine Eastern Oklahoma, 1928. Eighteen-year-old Maud Nail lives with her rogue father and sensitive brother on one of the allotments parceled out by the U.S. Government to the Cherokees when their land...
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Animal Dreams: A Novel

Barbara Kingsolver · Harper Perennial; Reissue edition
Format: Paperback

From Barbara Kingsolver the acclaimed author of Flight Behavior The Lacuna The Bean Trees and other modern classics Animal Dreams is a passionate and complex novel about love forgiveness and one womans struggle to find her place in the worldAt the end of her rope Codi Noline returns to her Arizona...
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Trail of Lightning

Rebecca Roanhorse · Saga Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinétah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters.

Maggie Hoskie is a Dinétah monster hunter, a supernaturally...
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This Town Sleeps: A Novel

Dennis E. Staples · Counterpoint
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

"Elegant and gritty, angry and funny. Staples's work is emotional without being sentimental. Dennis unmakes something in us, then remakes it, a quilt of characters that embody this town, this place, which sleeps but doesn't dream, or it is all a dream we want to wake up from...
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Where the Dead Sit Talking

Brandon Hobson · Soho Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

Set in rural Oklahoma during the late 1980s, Where the Dead Sit Talking is a startling, authentically voiced and lyrically written Native American coming-of-age story.

With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah,...
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Cherokee America

Margaret Verble · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Maud's Line, an epic novel that follows a web of complex family alliances and culture clashes in the Cherokee Nation during the aftermath of the Civil War, and the unforgettable woman at its center.It's the early spring of 1875 in the Cherokee...
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The Beadworkers: Stories

Beth Piatote · Counterpoint
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Beth Piatote's luminous debut collection opens with a feast, grounding its stories in the landscapes and lifeworlds of the Native Northwest, exploring the inventive and unforgettable pattern of Native American life in the contemporary world Told with humor, subtlety, and beautiful spareness,...
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Future Home of the Living God: A Novel

LOUISE ERDRICH · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event.

The...

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House Made of Dawn

N. Scott Momaday · RecordedBooks
Format: Audiobook

House Made of Dawn was the first novel by a Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize and remains a classic of contemporary literature. It will carry you to the mysterious, magnificent heart of the American Southwest, and to the soul of its ancient native people. With a powerful prose,...
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Ceremony:

Leslie M Silko · Penguin Books
Pages: 243
Format: Paperback

Thirty years since its original publication, Ceremony remains one of the most profound and moving works of Native American literature, a novel that is itself a ceremony of healing. Tayo, a World War II veteran of mixed ancestry, returns to the Laguna Pueblo Reservation. He is deeply scarred...
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Even As We Breathe: A Novel

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle · Fireside Industries, an imprint of University Press of Kentucky
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Nineteen-year-old Cowney Sequoyah yearns to escape his hometown of Cherokee, North Carolina, in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. When a summer job at Asheville's luxurious Grove Park Inn and Resort brings him one step closer to escaping the hills that both cradle and suffocate him,...
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Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition

Louise Erdrich · Harper Perennial
Pages: 333
Format: Paperback

Set on and around a North Dakota Ojibwe reservation, Love Medicine - the first novel by bestselling, National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich - is the epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.

With astonishing virtuosity,...

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Black Sun

Rebecca Roanhorse · Gallery / Saga Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic.A god will...
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Indian Horse: A Novel

Richard Wagamese · Milkweed Editions
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Saul Indian Horse is a child when his family retreats into the woods. Among the lakes and the cedars, they attempt to reconnect with half-forgotten traditions and hide from the authorities who have been kidnapping Ojibway youth. But when winter approaches, Saul loses everything: his brother,...
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The Round House

Louise Erdrich · Harper
Pages: 321
Format: Hardcover

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction. One of the most revered novelists of our time--a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life--Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting...
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Betty: A novel

Tiffany McDaniel · Knopf
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A stunning, lyrical novel set in the rolling foothills of the Appalachians in which a young girl discovers stark truths that will haunt her for the rest of her life."A girl comes of age against the knife."So begins the story of Betty Carpenter. Born in a bathtub in 1954 to a Cherokee...
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The Tale Teller: A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel

ANNE HILLERMAN · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Legendary Navajo policeman Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn takes center stage in this riveting atmospheric mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman that combines crime, superstition, and tradition and brings the desert Southwest vividly alive.

Joe Leaphorn may have...

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Yellow Earth

John Sayles · Haymarket Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

In Yellow Earth, the site of Three Nations reservations on the banks of the Missouri River in North Dakota, Sayles introduces us to Harleigh Killdeer, chairman of the Tribal Business Council. "An activist in his way, a product of the Casino Era," Kildeer, who is contracted by oil firm...
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Hearts of the Missing

Carol Potenza · Minotaur Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn, diverse cast of characters, Hearts of the Missing is the mesmerizing debut from 2017 Tony Hillerman Prize recipient Carol Potenza.When a young woman linked to a list of missing Fire-Sky tribal members commits suicide, Pueblo Police...
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Don't Skip Out on Me: A Novel

WILLY VLAUTIN · Harper Perennial
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Willy Vlautin, comes this moving novel about a young ranch hand who goes on a quest to become a champion boxer to prove his worth.

Horace Hopper is a half-Paiute, half-Irish ranch hand who wants to be somebody. He's spent most of his life on the ranch...

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