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Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing

by Minnesota Humanities Commission, Deborah Appleman (Editor), Margaret Reed (Editor)

Other authors: Paula Gunn Allen (Contributor), Rudolfo A. Anaya (Contributor), Gloria Anzaldua (Contributor), James Baldwin (Contributor), Diane Burns (Contributor)38 more, Amy Cordova (Cover artist), Juan Delgado (Contributor), Louise Erdrich (Contributor), Juanita Garciagodoy (Contributor), Nikki Giovanni (Contributor), Diane Glancy (Contributor), Rosalinda Hernandez (Contributor), Linda Hogan (Contributor), Langston Hughes (Contributor), Zora Neale Hurston (Contributor), Maurice Kenny (Contributor), Maxine Hong Kingston (Contributor), Wendy Wilder Larsen (Contributor), Walter Lew (Contributor), Audre Lorde (Contributor), Wing Tek Lum (Contributor), Barry Milliken (Contributor), Janice Mirikitani (Contributor), Nicholasa Mohr (Contributor), N. Scott Momaday (Contributor), Musa Moore-Foster (Contributor), Bharati Mukherjee (Contributor), David Mura (Contributor), Tran Thi Nga (Contributor), Dwight Okita (Contributor), Alberto Álvaro Ríos (Contributor), Donna Kate Rushin (Contributor), Juanita M. Sanchez (Contributor), Leslie Marmon Silko (Contributor), Gary Soto (Contributor), Mary TallMountain (Contributor), Laura Tohe (Contributor), Helena Maria Viramontes (Contributor), Alice Walker (Contributor), Margaret Walker (Contributor), Roberta Hill Whiteman (Contributor), August Wilson (Contributor), Hisaye Yamamoto (Contributor)

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Contains short stories and poems by such authors as Louise Erdrich, Nicholasa Mohr, Nikki Giovanni, and Maxine Hong Kingston. "This anthology brings together the vivid stories and poems of Native American, Hispanic American, African American, and Asian American writers. It was created by Minnesota teachers, for teachers and students in Minnesota high schools. They were assisted in their work by scholars, writers, the staff of the Minnesota Humanities Commission, and the officers of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English ..."… (more)
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Minnesota Humanities Commissionprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Appleman, DeborahEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Reed, MargaretEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Paula GunnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anaya, Rudolfo A.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Anzaldua, GloriaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Baldwin, JamesContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burns, DianeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cordova, AmyCover artistsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Erdrich, LouiseContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Garciagodoy, JuanitaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Contains short stories and poems by such authors as Louise Erdrich, Nicholasa Mohr, Nikki Giovanni, and Maxine Hong Kingston. "This anthology brings together the vivid stories and poems of Native American, Hispanic American, African American, and Asian American writers. It was created by Minnesota teachers, for teachers and students in Minnesota high schools. They were assisted in their work by scholars, writers, the staff of the Minnesota Humanities Commission, and the officers of the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English ..."

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  • NATIVE AMERICAN SELECTIONS
    • The Fire Dragon and Sweat: An Introductory Essay / Diane Glancy
    • American Horse / Louise Erdrich
    • Making Do / Linda Hogan
    • Run / Barry Millken
    • Extract from House Made of Dawn / N. Scott Momaday
    • The Man to Send Rain Clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko
    • Fire Dragon, Fall Near Me Again / Roberta Hill Whiteman
    • Powwow 79, Durango / Paula Gunn Allen
    • Sure You Can Ask Me a Personal Question / Diane Burns
    • Without Title / Diane Glancy
    • They Tell Me I Am Lost / Maurice Kenny
    • Good Grease / Mary Tallmountain
    • Indian Blood / Mary Tallmountain
    • Cat or Stomp / Laura Tohe
  • HISPANIC AMERICAN SELECTIONS
    • The Wake-Up Call: An Introductory Essay / Juanita Garciagodoy
    • Extract from Bless Me, Ultima / Rudolfo A. Anaya
    • How to Tame a Wild Tongue / Gloria Anzaldúa
    • A Very Special Pet / Nicholasa Mohr
    • The Iguana Killer / Alberto Alvaro Ríos
    • Growing / Helena María Viramontes
    • The Phone Booth at the Corner / Juan Delgado
    • Apá / Rosalinda Hernández
    • Ciprianita / Juanita M. Sánchez
    • Oranges / Gary Soto
  • AFRICAN AMERICAN SELECTIONS
    • The Kaleidoscope of Self: An Introductory Essay / Musa Moore-Foster
    • Sonny's Blues / James Baldwin
    • Extract from Their Eyes Were Watching God / Zora Neale Hurston
    • Extract from Zami: A New Spelling of My Name / Audre Lorde
    • Everyday Use / Alice Walker
    • Extract from Fences / August Wilson
    • Ego Tripping / Nikki Giovanni
    • Nikki-Rosa / Nikki Giovanni
    • Theme for English B / Langston Hughes
    • The Bridge Poem / Donna Kate Rushin
    • For My People / Margaret Walker
  • ASIAN AMERICAN SELECTIONS
    • Living in the Global Village: An Introductory Essay / David Mura
    • No Name Woman / Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Orbiting / Bharati Mukherjee
    • Seventeen Syllables / Hisaye Yamamoto
    • Deciding / Wendy Wilder Larsen and Trần Thị Nga
    • Our House in Handon / Wendy Wilder Larsen and Trần Thị Nga
    • Leaving Seoul: 1953 / Walter Lew
    • Local Sensibilities / Wing Tek Lum
    • Breaking Silence / Janice Mirikitani
    • Huy Nguyen: Brothers, Drowning Cries / David Mura
    • In Response to Executive Order 9066 / Dwight Okita
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