Crazy Brave
by Joy Harjo


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In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up learning to dodge an abusive stepfather by finding shelter in her imagination, a deep spiritual life, and connection with the natural world. Narrating the complexities of betrayal and love, Crazy Brave is a haunting, visionary memoir about family and the breaking apart necessary in finding a voice.

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Overview

In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up learning to dodge an abusive stepfather by finding shelter in her imagination, a deep spiritual life, and connection with the natural world. Narrating the complexities of betrayal and love, Crazy Brave is a haunting, visionary memoir about family and the breaking apart necessary in finding a voice.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393345438
  • ISBN-10: 0393345432
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: July 2013
  • Page Count: 169
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural, Ethnic & Regional - Native American & Aboriginal
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Literary Figures
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs

 
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