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                harpsong                                                          voices from the heartland
               By Rilla Askew                                                    Edited by Carolyn Anne taylor,

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                               University of Oklahoma
               a love story infused with history and folk tra-                   Emily Dial-Driver, Carole Burrage, and

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               dition, this book shows what happened to                          Sally Emmons-Featherston

               the friends and neighbors Steinbeck’s Joads                       Featuring fifty essays from Oklaho-
               left behind. Harpsong reveals the strength                        ma women, this book presents the de-
               and resilience of a people who, in the face                       fining moments in women’s lives and
of unending despair, maintain their faith in the land.           represents all walks of life. This book speaks to read-
$24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3823-7 · 256 PagES                     ers all across america and demonstrates that women in
                                                                 Oklahoma represent the heart of us all.
                some of tim’s stories
                                                                 $19.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3858-9 · 292
              By S.E. hinton
              a teenager when she first gained fame,             NEw iN papErback
              now a seasoned writer, S. E. Hinton takes                          Cherokee Medicine Man
              her trademark themes to a new level in                             the Life and Work of a
              Some of Tim’s Stories—fourteen original                            Modern-Day healer
              stories depicting adults trapped in lives of                       By Robert J. Conley
missed connections and opportunities.                                            In Cherokee Medicine Man, Robert J. Con-
$19.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3835-0 · 160 PagES                                     ley introduces John Little Bear, a medi-
                                                                                 cine man who follows his family’s old
               three Plays
                                                                 ways—medicine as it was carried over the Trail of Tears
                the Indolent Boys, Children of the
                                                                 into Indian Territory.
                Sun, and the Moon in two Windows
                                                                 $14.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3877-0 · 160 PagES
                By N. Scott Momaday
                Reminiscent of Momaday’s classic writ-
                ing, these plays are moving stories that                         After eden
                                                                                 A Novel

                will continue to engage audiences and
readers—works of a mature craftsman that preserve the                            By Valerie Miner
mythic and cultural traditions of a unique tribal commu-                         In a story populated by Pomo Indians,
nity in the face of an increasingly homogeneous society.                         Euro-american ranchers and vintners,
$24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3828-2 · 224 PagES
                                                                                 and Mexican american migrant laborers,
                                                                                 Valerie Miner deftly juxtaposes differing
                Drift                                            cultural views of wilderness, trespassing, and home. Her
               A Novel                                           dramatic novel is contemporary, while reflecting on two                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            UniveRsity oF okLAhoMA PRess
               By Jim Miller                                     centuries of change in a seemingly Edenic place.
               as Drift uncovers the hidden past of a            $24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3814-5 · 248 PagES
               southwestern mecca—a history inhabit-
               ed by the likes of Emma goldman, Hen-             OriGiNaL papErback

                                                                                                                              University of OklahOma Press ·  venture Drive · norman, ok - ·
               ry Miller, Mission Indians, and Theoso-                           the singing Bird
phists—it captures the underlying emptiness and unease                          A Cherokee Novel
of San Diego circa 2000.                                                        By John Milton oskison
$24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3807-7 · 208 PagES                                    Edited by timothy B. Powell and
                A Working Man’s Apocrypha                                       Melinda Smith Mullikin
               Short Stories                                                    The Singing Bird is a vivid account of
               By William Luvaas                                                the Cherokees’ genius for survival and
               In these unforgettable stories, William           celebrates Native american cultural complexity and revi-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        an author of fiction. Like his other satirical novels featuring “One-Eyed

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        when the campaign takes a particularly ugly turn. This is political satire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         experienced terrifying circumstances as a young child in the Philippines

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Best known as the anchor of the NewsHour on PBS, Jim Lehrer is also

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        government, Mack decides to oppose his re-election bid, but a medical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Born to a Filipino father and an american mother, Helen Madamba

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         during World War II. When her family relocated to northwestern Okla-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         homa, she faced new struggles. In this poignant memoir, the author de-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Mack,” Mack to the Rescue traces the exploits of a fictional lieutenant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        governor of Oklahoma. When the governor calls for privatizing state

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        suit, he backs out of the race and throws his support behind a flakey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        mishap prevents him from running. Embroiled in a medical malpractice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        politician friend. Mack finally has no choice but to come to the rescue
               Luvaas depicts the struggles of everyday          talization.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         scribes how she learned to reconcile her past and present identities.
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               people facing far from ordinary situa-            $19.95 PAPER (S) · 978-0-8061-3818-3 · 240 PagES
               tions. a work of cutting-edge fiction, his
masterful storytelling will leave readers breathless.
$24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3837-4 · 224 PagES

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3909-8 · 176 PagES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Growing up Filipina and American
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         By helen Madamba Mossman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A Letter to My Father

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mack to the Rescue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        By Jim Lehrer

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        at its best.
American	 Indian                                                                                                                              American	West                                                                                                                                         Chicano/Chicana
                 Living sideways                                                       Bone game                                                               Circle of Women                                                                  techniques of the selling Writer                                      Crossing vines                                                   Confessions of a Berlitz-
              tricksters in American                                                A Novel                                                                   An Anthology of Contemporary                                                      By Dwight V. Swain                                                  A Novel                                                            tape Chicana
              Indian oral traditions                                                By Louis owens                                                            Western Women Writers                                                             This book provides solid instruction for                            By Rigoberto González                                              By Demetria Martínez
              By Franchot Ballinger                                                 Cole McCurtain, a mixed-blood Indian                                      By kim Barnes and Mary Clearman Blew                                              people who want to write and sell fiction.                          In the grim reality of Southern Califor-                           In Confessions of a Berlitz-Tape Chicana, De-
              In Living Sideways, Franchot Ballinger pro-                           professor in Santa Cruz, California, is                                   This striking array of stories, essays, and                                       It gives the background, insights, and spe-                         nia’s grape fields, even the sun is a dark                         metria Martínez shares her deeply per-
              vides the first full-length study of the                              haunted by dreams dating back to Span-                                    poems reflects women’s experiences in the                                         cific procedures needed by all beginning                            spot for the migrant grape pickers. The                            sonal views of the world. In a series of
              diverse roles and dimensions of North                                 ish California at a time when dead young                                  american West. Through their tales, these                                         writers.                                                            characters endure back-breaking work as                            revealing essays, Martínez brings her
american Indian tricksters. While honoring their diversity            women are washing ashore. Only with the help of Cole’s                  writers share the struggle against the overwhelming isola-                 $26.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-1191-9 · 342 PagES                               they succumb to their corrupt bosses. This uncompro-              trademark blend of humor and irony to bear on a va-
and complexity, he challenges stereotypical Euro-ameri-               Choctaw relatives and their traditional knowledge can                   tion brought on by gender and the physical environment.                                                                                               mising tale gives names and faces to the anonymous la-            riety of topics.
can treatments of tricksters.                                         this murder mystery be solved.                                          $19.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3367-6 · 416 PagES                                                       Dreams to Dust                                     borers whose lives are like the tangled vines of the fruits       $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3722-3 · 160 PagES

$19.95 PAPER (S) · 978-0-8061-3796-4 · 228 PagES                      $16.95 PAPER (S) · 978-0-8061-2841-2 · 256 PagES                                                                                                                   A tale of the oklahoma Land Rush                           of their labor.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    $24.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3528-1 · 224 PagES
                                                                                                                                                               Michener                                                                  By Sheldon Russell
                Field of honor                                                         Muting White noise                                                      A Writer’s Journey                                                        Dreams to Dust takes readers back to
                A Novel                                                                                                                                        By Stephen J. May                                                         the early days of Oklahoma Territory—a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Best	Sellers
                                                                                      Native American and European
                By D. L. Birchfield                                                   American Novel traditions                                                In this first full-length biography of Mi-                                sometimes dangerous place—to tell the
                In D. L. Birchfield’s Field of Honor, a secret                        By James h. Cox                                                          chener, Stephen J. May tells how an aspiring                              story of frontier men and women gam-
                underground civilization of Choctaws                                  Muting White Noise breaks new ground in                                  writer rose from obscurity to become an in-               bling everything to find their fortune on the windswept                                    Mountain Windsong                                                  From the glittering World
                has evolved into a high-tech culture. Here                            literary criticism. It stands with Native                                ternationally known best-selling novelist                 southern plains.                                                                         A Novel of the trail of tears                                       A Navajo Story
                Choctaw traditions are safe from the cul-                             authors in their struggle to reclaim their              $29.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3699-8 · 288 PagES                               $26.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3721-6 · 296 PagES                                             By Robert J. Conley                                                 By Irvin Morris
tural genocide being waged in the world above. But crisis             own narrative space and tell stories that empower and                                                                                                                                                                                       “Bob Conley takes the reader on a jour-                             From the Glittering World conveys how a
is about to strike, threatening the community’s contin-               nurture, rather than undermine and erase, american In-                                                                                                                    oh, give Me a home                                                ney that allows one to feel the effects of                          contemporary Navajo writer experiences
ued existence.                                                        dians and their communities.
                                                                                                                                                              Following the harvest                                                      Western Contemplations                                                   the Trail of Tears on individual people and                         this world as a mingling of the profound-
                                                                                                                                                            A Novel                                                                                                                                               their families while weaving in solid histori-                      ly traditional with the sometimes jarring-
$29.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3608-0 · 224 PagES                          $29.95 CLoth (S) · 978-0-8061-3679-0 · 352 PagES                                                                                                                   By Ann Ronald
                                                                                                                                                            By Fred harris                                                                                                                          cal information about all the external forces which forever       ly, sometimes alluringly new.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ann Ronald’s Oh, Give Me a Home muses
                                                                                                                                                            Following the Harvest tells the story of six-                                                                                           changed the Cherokee Nation.”—Wilma P. Mankiller, for-
                 the sons of the Wind                                                                                                                                                                                                    on the words of the beloved ballad, ex-                                                                                      $19.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3242-6 · 272 PagES
                                                                                       the Mythology of native                                              teen-year-old Will Haley and his ad-
                 the Sacred Stories of the Lakota                                                                                                                                                                                        ploring what it means to be a westerner                    mer Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
                                                                                       north America                                                        ventures as he treks from Oklahoma to
                 By D. M. Dooling                                                      By David Leeming and Jake Page
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         today and speculating on how our pres-                     $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-2746-0 · 240 PagES                                       the Man Who Could Fly
                                                                                                                                                            North Dakota in the summer of 1943 as
                 “The Sons of the Wind is completely engag-                            Most North americans experience my-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ent actions are shaping the West for future generations.                                                                                                      and other stories
                                                                                                                                              a member of a wheat-harvesting crew.
                 ing throughout, and is an important re-                               thology by way of translations of classi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         $19.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3799-5 · 288 PagES                                                All But the Waltz                                                 By Rudolfo Anaya
                                                                                                                                              $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3713-1· 304 PagES
                 flection of those wonderful celebrations                              cal texts, and surprisingly few of us are                                                                                                                                                                                   A Memoir of Five Generations in                                     With The Man Who Could Fly and Other Stories,
                 of the spirit in story which inform the              familiar with Coyote, Spider Woman, Water Jar Boy, Fall-                                                                                                                                                                                     the Life of a Montana Family                                        the reader ventures deeply into the world of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                oklahoma tough
american Indian oral tradition.”—n. scott Momaday,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 By Mary Clearman Blew                                               Rudolfo anaya: a world of magic, mystery,
                                                                      ing Sky Woman, or the epic of the Blessingway—to name                                   Light and variable                                                         My Father, king of the tulsa Bootleggers
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of House Made of Dawn                   just a few of the stories retold in this collection of signifi-                                                                                                                                                                              In language reminiscent of the wild beau-                           harsh realities, and redemption.
                                                                                                                                                              A Year of Celebrations, holidays,                                          By Ron Padgett
$16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3224-2 · 160 PagES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ty of Big Sky Country, Mary Clearman               $19.95 CLoth · 978-0-8061-3738-4 · 216 PagES
                                                                      cant myths of Native North america.                                                     Recipes, and Emily Dickinson                                               Wayne Padgett was a charming and gen-
                                                                      $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3239-6 · 224 PagES                                            By Connie Cronley                                                          erous man. He was also one of Oklaho-                                     Blew gives us a glimpse into the lives of
                 the vengeful Wife and                                                                                                                        In Light and Variable, the reader is invited                               ma’s most elusive bootleggers and career                   her family as she traces their connection to Montana’s                             Whose names Are Unknown
                 other Blackfoot stories                                               Learning to Write “indian”                                             to join celebrated Oklahoma essayist and                                   criminals from the 1960s to the 1980s,                     natural and human landscape. Beginning with her great-                             A Novel
                By hugh A. Dempsey                                                   the Boarding School Experience                                           commentator Connie Cronley on a de-                        and a high-ranking member of the Dixie Mafia. Poet Ron                     grandparents’ arrival in 1882 in Montana—still a territo-                          By Sanora Babb
                The Vengeful Wife and Other Blackfoot Sto-                           and American Indian Literature                           lightful romp through the calendar year.                                   Padgett tells the inside story of his notorious father and                 ry then—Blew relates the stories that make up her life.                            This long-hidden novel tells an intimate
                ries presents tales of the Blackfoot tribe                           By Amelia V. katanski                                    $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3788-9 · 272 PagES                               of how he earned his reputation as a Robin Hood “king                      $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3321-8 · 240 PagES                                       story of Oklahoma Panhandle farmers in
                on the plains of northern Montana and                                In Learning to Write “Indian,” katanski ex-                                                                                         of the Bootleggers.”                                                                                                                                          the 1930s who fought and fled drought
                southern alberta. These stories are about                            amines a range of writings that portray                                                                                             $19.95 PAPER (S) · 978-0-8061-3732-2 · 288 PagES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and dust storms.
warfare, hunting, ceremonies, sexuality, the supernatural,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            $16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3712-4· 288 PagES
                                                                                     the Indian boarding school experience—
and captivity, and reflect Indian viewpoints and beliefs.             from descriptions of life within the Indian boarding
$16.95 PAPER · 978-0-8061-3771-1· 304 PagES                           school to accounts of the lasting impact this widespread
                                                                      government policy has had on generations of american
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