Bloodlines by Janet Campbell Hale
Odyssey of a Native Daughter

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In a collection of autobiographical essays, the author of The Jailing of Cecilia Capture reflects on what it means to be a native American woman, interweaving her own experiences and family history into a study of life on a reservation. 20,000 first printing.
 

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Janet Campbell Hale is also the author of"Bloodlines", winner of the American Book Award. She is a member of the Coeur d'Alene tribe of northern Idaho.
 
Published May 11, 1993 by Random House. 187 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Offering no ``visions of spirits, drums and feathers,'' these overlapping essays instead focus with pathos, though not much insight, on ``family dysfunction.'' Hale's Canadian-born mother, of mixed Indian and white descent, grew up English-speaking in white society but left an abusive and r...

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In these seven loosely linked autobiographical essays, novelist Hale ( The Jailing of Cecilia Capture ) reflects on her family, her personal struggles and her Native American heritage.

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