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Pieces of White Shell

Terry Tempest Williams

Pieces of White Shell

by Terry Tempest Williams

  • 390 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsClifford Brycelea (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9628621M
    ISBN 101417623098
    ISBN 109781417623099

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Exposition and description are powerfully reinforced by recurrent passages in the mode of poetry and drama."--Brewster Ghiselin5/5(1). '-Simon Ortiz. Pieces of White Shell is vibrant-full of risk, gentleness, wonder, and humility. '-Barry Lopez.

‘This book is both informative and enormously evocative. Exposition and description are powerfully reinforced by recurrent passages in the mode of poetry and drama. '-Brewster Ghiselin. inventory # Contact This Seller; Hide Details. Pieces of White Shell: A Journey to Navajoland, Paperback by Williams, Terry Tempest; Brycelea, Clifford (ILT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller/5().

Pieces of White Shell A Journey to Navajoland (Book): Williams, Terry Tempest: Univ of New Mexico PrThis unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller.

Steeped in the lore of the Navajo reservation, where she worked as a teacher, the author came to see Navajo legend and ritual as touchstones for evaluating her own experience.

Pieces of white shell are vestiges of the ocean that once covered Navajoland, and this leads her to an old world and old traditions, again accessed in part through myth. Yucca is soap, tradition, and the traditional ceremony surrounding a Navajo woman’s first menses. Delicate, unassuming sketches of a cross-cultural excursion&#;or pilgrimage.

Williams is a curator at the Utah Museum of Natural History in Salt Lake City. She is also a Mormon, or at least of Mormon descent; and one of the disappointing things about her book is the way she suggests a kinship bonding Mormons and Navajos (both ""spiritual people,"" ""caught between modernization and.

Pieces of White Shell: A Journey to NavajolandCharles Scribners & Sons University of New Mexico Press, Paperback, pages.

ISBN: Pieces of White Shell received the Southwest Book Award, given by the Border Regional Library Association. ABOUT THIS BOOK. Pieces of White Shell by Terry Tempest Williams | pagesofjulia, on Febru at am said: This is one of a few rereads and re-reviews, as I work my way into this semester’s project: my critical essay about the use of material things in Mark Doty’s Still Life with Oysters and Lemons, Terry Tempest Williams’s Pieces of White.

" Pieces of White Shell is vibrant--full of risk, gentleness, wonder, and humility."--Barry Lopez "This book is both informative and enormously evocative. Exposition and description are powerfully reinforced by recurrent passages in the mode of poetry and drama."--Brewster Ghiselin.

Get this from a library. Pieces of white shell: a journey to Navajoland. [Terry Tempest Williams] -- This unusual book is an introduction to Navajo culture by a storyteller. Steeped in the lore of the Navajo reservation, where she worked as a teacher, the author came to see Navajo legend and ritual.

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"To know the oral tradition of Native American people is to feel the sensitivity and sensuality of language in its clearest motion and light, and this Williams has achieved in her appreciation of that tradition."--Simon Ortiz "Pieces of White Shell is vibrant--full of risk, gentleness, wonder, and humility."--Barry Lopez "This book is both /5(1).

Pieces of White Shell illumines these stories and, using them as a point of departure, shows us how we can find our own- our history, our traditions, our sense of how to live well. It is in this way that we may retain our integrity in a world that is ever-changing." (Inventory #: ).The White Shell Co., Saint Lawrence, Jersey.

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