House Made of Dawn

Author: N. Scott Momaday

The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a proud stranger in his native land.He was a young American Indian named Abel, and he lived in two worlds. One was that of his father, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, the ecstasy of the drug called peyote. The other was the world of the twentieth century, goading him into a compulsive c….Read More

7 Books Similar to House Made of Dawn

Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother

This is James McBride's tribute to his remarkable, eccentric, determined mother, and an eloquent exploration of what family and the colour of your skin really means Continue Reading Posted in: Biography, Jewish Women, Racially Mixed Children


"Demanding but confident and beautifully written" (Boston Globe), this is the story of a young Native American returning to his reservation after surviving the horrors of captivity as a prisoner… Continue Reading Posted in: 1939 1945, Fiction, World War

The Left Hand of Darkness

A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can choose—and change—their gender.… Continue Reading Posted in: Children's Stories, Gender Identity, Sexual Cycle

The Round House

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her… Continue Reading Posted in: Cozy Mystery, Fiction, Indian Women Crimes Against, Literature & Fiction, North Dakota


An account of the author's journey across 1700 miles of Australian desert and bush with four camels and a dog.(The back cover of this edition contains an error. It states… Continue Reading Posted in: 1950, Australia Travel, Bibliography, Biography, Davidson, General Australia & South Pacific Travel, Robyn

Love Medicine

Set on and around a North Dakota reservation, ‘Love Medicine’ tells the story of the Lamartines and the Kashpaws – two extraordinary families whose fates are united and sustained in… Continue Reading Posted in: Family Saga Fiction, Historical Fiction, Ojibwa Indians, United States

Leave a Reply