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This story, set on an Indian reservation just after World War II, concerns the return home of a war-weary Laguna Pueblo young man. Tayo, a young Native American, has been a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, and the horrors of captivity have almost eroded his will to survive. His return to the Laguna Pueblo reservation only increases his feeling of estrangement and alienation. While other returning soldiers find easy refuge in alcohol and senseless violence, Tayo searches for another kind of comfort and resolution. Tayo's quest leads him back to the Indian past and its traditions, to beliefs about witchcraft and evil, and to the ancient stories of his people. The search itself becomes a ritual, a curative ceremony that defeats the most virulent of afflictions-despair.
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
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subject_facetLaguna Indians -- Fiction
Western stories
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Fiction
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Ceremony / Leslie Marmon Silko ; introduction by Larry McMurtry ; with a new preface by the author
Ceremony [electronic resource] / Leslie Marmon Silko
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Laguna Indians
Literature
Veterans
World War, 1939-1945