How a Mountain was Made: Stories

How a Mountain was Made: Stories

Greg Sarris / Apr 04, 2020

How a Mountain was Made Stories In the tradition of Calvino s Italian Folktales Greg Sarris author of the award winning novel Grand Avenue turns his attention to his ancestral homeland of Sonoma Mountain in Northern California In

  • Title: How a Mountain was Made: Stories
  • Author: Greg Sarris
  • ISBN: 9781597144148
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the tradition of Calvino s Italian Folktales, Greg Sarris, author of the award winning novel Grand Avenue, turns his attention to his ancestral homeland of Sonoma Mountain in Northern California In sixteen interconnected original stories, the twin crows Question Woman and Answer Woman take us through a world unlike yet oddly reminiscent of our own one which blooms briIn the tradition of Calvino s Italian Folktales, Greg Sarris, author of the award winning novel Grand Avenue, turns his attention to his ancestral homeland of Sonoma Mountain in Northern California In sixteen interconnected original stories, the twin crows Question Woman and Answer Woman take us through a world unlike yet oddly reminiscent of our own one which blooms bright with poppies, lupines, and clover one in which Waterbug kidnaps an entire creek in which songs have the power to enchant in which Rain is a beautiful woman who keeps people s memories in stones Inspired by traditional Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo creation tales, these stories are timeless in their wisdom and beauty, and because of this timelessness their messages are vital and immediate The figures in these stories ponder the meaning of leadership, of their place within the landscape and their community In these stories we find a model for how we can all come home again At once ancient and contemporary, How a Mountain Was Made is equally at home in modern letters as the ancient story cycle Sarris infuses his stories with a prose stylist s creativity and inventiveness, moving American Indian literature in a new and emergent direction.

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      • Greg Sarris

        Gregory Michael Sarris is a college professor, acclaimed author, screenwriter and scholar, holds an Endowed Chair in Native American Studies within the School of Arts and Humanities at Sonoma State University A Santa Rosa native, Sarris has published several books, including the widely anthologized collection of essays, Keeping Slug Woman Alive A Holistic Approach to American Indian Texts, and Watermelon Nights his best known book, Grand Avenue, was made into an HBO miniseries, which Sarris wrote and executive produced with Robert Redford He currently serves as chairman of his tribe, the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.


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