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Anderson, Scott Edward, "A Review of In the Presence of the Sun: Stories and Poems, 1961-1991," in Bloomsbury Review, Volume 13, No. 7, July-August, 1993. pp. 14, 22.

Scott gives an overview of thirty years of Momaday's career, finding that the later poetry does not live up to the early promise.

Bolton, Jonathan W., and Claire M. Wilson, American Indian Lives: Scholars, Writers and Professionals, Facts on File, 1994.

One chapter of this book is devoted to Momaday, but the surrounding context, about Native American intellectuals throughout history, is equally fascinating.

Momaday, N. Scott, The Names, Harper & Row, 1976.

This is not a memoir in the sense that we are used to, since Momaday goes back to several generations before he was born for part of the story. We learn about the culture as well as the man.

Schubnell, Matthias, N. Scott Momaday: The Cultural and Literary Background, University of Oklahoma Press, 1985.

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