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A Yellow Raft in Blue Water

Dorris, Michael (Book - 1987 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water


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"Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship. Starting in the present day and moving backward, the novel is told in the voices of the three women: fifteen-year-old part-black Rayona; her American Indian mother, Christine, consumed by tenderness and resentment toward those she loves; and the fierce and mysterious Ida, mother and grandmother whose haunting secrets, betrayals, and dreams echo through the years, braiding together the strands of the shared past"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Dorris, Michael
Title: A yellow raft in blue water
Publisher: New York :, Picador :, Distributed by Holtzbrinck Publishers,, c1987
Characteristics: 372 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Michael Dorris
Summary: "Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship. Starting in the present day and moving backward, the novel is told in the voices of the three women: fifteen-year-old part-black Rayona; her American Indian mother, Christine, consumed by tenderness and resentment toward those she loves; and the fierce and mysterious Ida, mother and grandmother whose haunting secrets, betrayals, and dreams echo through the years, braiding together the strands of the shared past"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0312421850
9780312421854
Branch Call Number: FICTION DORRIS 1987
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