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The Weaving of Harold Jenkins By Willard McKay
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The first reader said. ”We continue to marvel at how the warps and wefts of our individual lives weave into a rich and varied tapestry. I enjoyed this odyssey of discovery, Harold still has far... More > to go and much to learn, as do all of us.” Ch. 28 refers to a 19th century blanket: “In June Harold had preferred Aunt Gloria’s newer Navajo blanket with a border. But the events of,,,(‘1958, before college) led him now to understand and prefer her well-used, unbordered one. Gloria realized this and gave it to him. ‘I remember the off-white walls in the dorm room…I’ll hang it on one of them.’” Coming of age, ancestry, work, war, love, youth and more…for a graduate, perhaps for parent or grandparent to see why a young person is not following their ”well meant expectations”. Book club members would probably enjoy posing questions to each other while reading its chapters, some of which have interesting notes at their ends.< Less
The Weaving of Harold Jenkins By Willard McKay
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The first reader said. ”We continue to marvel at how the warps and wefts of our individual lives weave into a rich and varied tapestry. I enjoyed this odyssey of discovery, Harold still has far... More > to go and much to learn, as do all of us.” Ch. 28 refers to a 19th century blanket: “In June Harold had preferred Aunt Gloria’s newer Navajo blanket with a border. But the events of,,,(‘1958, before college) led him now to understand and prefer her well-used, unbordered one. Gloria realized this and gave it to him. ‘I remember the off-white walls in the dorm room…I’ll hang it on one of them.’” Coming of age, ancestry, work, war, love, youth and more…for a graduate, perhaps for parent or grandparent to see why a young person is not following their ”well meant expectations”. Book club members would probably enjoy posing questions to each other while reading its chapters, some of which have interesting notes at their ends.< Less
‘Atł’óhí Binaltsoos By Mary Walker
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A guide to learning the craft of weaving the Navajo way. This book is the only book available in full color and is augmented by web-based multimedia learning aids available.
Summer of Sunflowers By Cynthia Woodty
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Summer of Sunflowers is a murder/mystery fiction novel told from the perspective of a 16-year old Navajo girl named Shannon, who returns to her grandmother's home on the Navajo reservation, from Los... More > Angeles, to spend the summer. During her stay, she is whirled into a myriad of peculiar events--an unexpected visit from three strangers, the murder of a local Navajo man, and an emergency visit to the hospital. Amidst the chaos, she also finds herself falling in love for the first time. The story keeps readers guessing at what will happen next.< Less
Summer of Sunflowers By Cynthia Woodty
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Summer of Sunflowers is a murder/mystery fiction novel told from the perspective of a 16-year old Navajo girl named Shannon, who returns to her grandmother's home on the Navajo reservation, from Los... More > Angeles, to spend the summer. During her stay, she is whirled into a myriad of peculiar events--an unexpected visit from three strangers, the murder of a local Navajo man, and an emergency visit to the hospital. Amidst the chaos, she also finds herself falling in love for the first time. The story keeps readers guessing at what will happen next.< Less
Spider Woman By Uta Kurokashou
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Spider Woman is a story about growing up, love, and friendship. It is a tale of how young Navajo girl goes from being your everyday plain Jane to the great Navajo icon Spider Woman. In this tale... More > Chooli discovers her special talent, makes an unexpected friend, and finds the love of her life. It is written as my Grandmother has told it to me and as I have told it to my children and hopefully one day their children. A great story for anyone who has ever felt alone or un important.< Less
Spider Woman By A. Blackburn
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Spider Woman is a story about growing up, love, and friendship. It is a tale of how young Navajo girl goes from being your everyday plain Jane to the great Navajo icon Spider Woman. In this tale... More > Chooli discovers her special talent, makes an unexpected friend, and finds the love of her life. It is written as my Grandmother has told it to me and as I have told it to my children and hopefully one day their children. A great story for anyone who has ever felt alone or un important.< Less
The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility By Brent Robison
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A Web of Stories by Brent Robison. The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility weaves together the disparate lives of ordinary people as they stumble through tiny everyday epiphanies on their way from... More > confusion and loss toward redemption. With structures both traditional and experimental, these thirteen linked stories explore the bonds of family...the impacts of religion...our intertwined struggles with grief, love, and addiction...the intangible circuits of influence that link us to strangers...and the blind but determined striving for consciousness that is common to human experience. Stories in the collection have been published in a variety of journals and have won a Short Fiction Award and an Honorable Mention from Chronogram Magazine, a Fiction Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, and a Pushcart Prize nomination.< Less
The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility By Brent Robison
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A Web of Stories by Brent Robison. The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility weaves together the disparate lives of ordinary people as they stumble through tiny everyday epiphanies on their way from... More > confusion and loss toward redemption. With structures both traditional and experimental, these thirteen linked stories explore the bonds of family...the impacts of religion...our intertwined struggles with grief, love, and addiction...the intangible circuits of influence that link us to strangers...and the blind but determined striving for consciousness that is common to human experience. Stories in the collection have been published in a variety of journals and have won a Short Fiction Award and an Honorable Mention from Chronogram Magazine, a Fiction Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, and a Pushcart Prize nomination.< Less