The Names: A Memoir

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Complete with family photos, The Names is a book that will captivate readers who wish to experience the Native American way of life.

Available in paperback only.  The Names: A Memoir, by N. Scott Momaday.  1999, 170 pages.

Of all the works of N. Scott Momaday, The Names may be the most personal. A memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, it is also described by Momaday as “an act of imagination. When I turn my mind to my early life, it is the imaginative part of it that comes first and irresistibly into reach, and of that part I take hold.” Complete with family photos, The Names is a book that will captivate readers who wish to experience the Native American way of life.

N. Scott Momaday is a member of the Kiowa Gourd Dance Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a Regents Professor of English at the University of Arizona. As a poet, a novelist, a painter, and a playwright, he has received many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Academy of American Poets Prize. He is the author of  The Ancient Child, Angle of Geese and Other Poems, The Gourd Dancer, House Made of Dawn, In the Presence of the Sun, The Names, and The Way to Rainy Mountain.

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press
Culture Group: Kiowa