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There there / Tommy Orange.

By: Orange, Tommy, 1982- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 294 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525520375; 0525520376.Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Ethnic identity -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- California -- Oakland -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Powwows -- Fiction | Group identity -- Fiction | Collective memory -- Fiction | Documentary films -- Production and direction -- Fiction | Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction | Recovering alcoholics -- Fiction | Dysfunctional families -- Fiction | Mass shootings -- Fiction | Large type books | Oakland (Calif.) -- Fiction | Indians of North America -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- FictionGenre/Form: Political fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: There there.DDC classification: 813/.6 Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)Summary: Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. 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 together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the Grand Entry. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil Red Feather. Orvil has taught himself Indian dance through YouTube videos, and he has come to the powwow to dance in public for the very first time. Tony Loneman is a young Native American boy whose future seems destined to be as bleak as his past, and he has come to the Powwow with darker intentions -- intentions that will destroy the lives of everyone in his path.
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Twelve Native Americans came to the Big Oakland Powwow for different reasons. 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 together after his uncle's death and has come to work the powwow and to honor his uncle's memory. Edwin Frank has come to find his true father. Bobby Big Medicine has come to drum the Grand Entry. Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield has come to watch her nephew Orvil Red Feather. Orvil has taught himself Indian dance through YouTube videos, and he has come to the powwow to dance in public for the very first time. Tony Loneman is a young Native American boy whose future seems destined to be as bleak as his past, and he has come to the Powwow with darker intentions -- intentions that will destroy the lives of everyone in his path.

A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)

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