There There A Novel

By: Orange, Tommy

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294pp. 8vo. Quarter bound paper and cloth over boards, gilt on spine. Signed by the author. This is Powell's Books Indiespensable #74 and resides in a yellow custom slipcase, still wrapped in publisher's shrink wrap. A 21-page author interview booklet is included. This is Stated First Edition. Book is unread, unmarked, unclipped ($25.95), tight, clean. Author's debut fiction has received many accolades. Jacket has blurbs from Louise Erdich, Margaret Atwood, Marlon James, Omar el Akkad, Claire Vaye Watkins, and Pam Houston. In this stunning novel, Orange writes of the plight of the urban Native American. Book is gift quality. Nominated for the National Book Award. Winner of the 2019 PEN/Hemingway Award.


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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, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, The Boston Globe, GQ, The Dallas Morning News, Buzzfeed, BookPage, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews

NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLER

Tommy Orange's "groundbreaking, extraordinary" (The New York Times) There There is the "brilliant, propulsive" (People Magazine) story of twelve unforgettable characters, Urban Indians living in Oakland, California, who converge and collide on one fateful day. It's "the year's most galvanizing debut novel" (Entertainment Weekly).

As we learn the reasons that each person is attending the Big Oakland Powwow--some generous, some fearful, some joyful, some violent--momentum builds toward a shocking yet inevitable conclusion that changes everything. Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind in shame. Dene Oxendene is pulling his life back together after his uncle's death and has come to work at the powwow to honor his uncle's memory. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil, who has taught himself traditional Indian dance through YouTube videos and will to perform in public for the very first time. There will be glorious communion, and a spectacle of sacred tradition and pageantry. And there will be sacrifice, and heroism, and loss.

There There is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen. It's "masterful . . . white-hot . . . devastating" (The Washington Post) at the same time as it is fierce, funny, suspenseful, thoroughly modern, and impossible to put down. Here is a voice we have never heard--a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with urgency and force. Tommy Orange has written a stunning novel that grapples with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and profound spirituality, and with a plague of addiction, abuse, and suicide. This is the book that everyone is talking about right now, and it's destined to be a classic.

Title: There There A Novel

Author Name: Orange, Tommy

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2018

ISBN Number: 0525520376

ISBN Number 13: 9780525520375

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As new

Jacket Condition: as new Jacket

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 0002451