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Ceremony (text only) by L. M. Silko - Leslie Marmon Silko
Ceremony (text only) by L. M. Silko
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140086836 (0140086838)
ASIN: 140086838
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 262
Edition language: English
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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 CEREMONY by Leslie Marmon Silko
Told from Tayo's point-of-view. He is a Native American who, along with his cousin, goes off to fight in Southeast Asia during WWII. When he returns home, he is suffering from PTSD. The story switches time periods from before the war growing up, during the war, after the war. Some of his friends...
This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it
4.0 Ceremony
He could see the story taking form in bone and muscleAfter reading a few Sherman Alexie books a few years ago, Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony started popping up in my suggestions, and for some reason, I thought it was poetry rather than a novel. Once I read the description, I put it on my wishlist, ...
This, that, and the other
This, that, and the other rated it
4.0 Ceremony
He could see the story taking form in bone and muscleAfter reading a few Sherman Alexie books a few years ago, Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony started popping up in my suggestions, and for some reason, I thought it was poetry rather than a novel. Once I read the description, I put it on my wishlist, ...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Ceremony
On one hand, Ceremony is a well-told tale and an intriguing story. It is the kind of story that hasn't been told enough and so needs to exist. On the other, Ceremony is a cerebral read that feels slightly inauthentic and is arranged in a jarring manner (flashbacks galore) that makes the story diffic...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
5.0 The Way
I wish I had read this when it was assigned for a class almost 20 years ago. But then, again, I might not have understood it then. Ceremony is the story of Tayo, a Laguna Pueblo man who has returned from service in WW2 with "battle fatigue," or what we would call today PTSD. He has survived the ...
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