Books Like Yellow Woman by Leslie Marmon Silko | Suggested Reading

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Ceremony (1977), a novel by Silko. After fighting in World War II, a young Native American man, Tayo, finds health and new meaning by returning to traditional Native American practices. The novel also recounts the harsh realities of reservaton life.

Almanac of the Dead: A Novel (1991), a novel by Silko. In what Silko calls "a 763-page indictment of the United States," she spins dozens of interconnected tales to rewrite five hundred years of American history and envision a future in which the aboriginal peoples of the North American continent take back their land.

Laguna Woman (1974), a collection of poems by Silko. Poems included in this early volume received the 1973 Pushcart Prize for poetry. The poems contain themes that Silko later develops in her fiction.

Love Medicine  (1984), a novel by Louise Erdrich. The first book in Louise Erdrich's Native Ameri-can series along with The Beet Queen...

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