In the presence of the sun stories and poems, 1961-1991 by N. Scott Momaday

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Published by University of New Mexico in Albuquerque .

Written in English

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  • Indians of North America -- Literary collections

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StatementN. Scott Momaday.
GenreLiterary collections
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LC ClassificationsPS3563.O47 I5 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23736248M
ISBN 109780826348166
LC Control Number2009039089

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