Bad Indians (10th Anniversary Edition): A Tribal Memoir (Hardcover)

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Newly expanded, a memoir hailed as essential by the likes of Leslie Marmon Silko and ELLE magazineBad Indians--part tribal history, part lyric and intimate memoir--is essential reading for anyone seeking to learn about California Indian history, past and present. Widely adopted in classrooms and book clubs throughout the United States, Bad Indians--now reissued in significantly expanded form for its 10th anniversary--plumbs ancestry, survivance, and the cultural memory of Native California.In this best-selling, now-classic memoir, Deborah A. Miranda tells stories of her Ohlone/Costanoan-Esselen family and the experiences of California Indians more widely through oral histories, newspaper clippings, anthropological recordings, personal reflections, and poems. This anniversary edition--the first time the book has seen release in hardcover format--includes new poems and essays, as well as an extensive afterword. Wise, indignant, and playful all at once, Bad Indians is a beautiful and devastating read, and an indispensable book for anyone seeking a more just telling of American history.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781597145862
ISBN-10: 1597145866
Publisher: Heyday Books
Publication Date: October 11th, 2022
Pages: 304
Language: English