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The turquoise ledge

[a memoir]

by Leslie Marmon Silko

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women authors,
  • Biography,
  • American Authors

  • About the Edition

    Silko takes readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran Desert in Arizona, weaving tales from both sides of her family"s past into her observations, and using the turquoise stones that she finds on her walks to unite the strands of her stories.

    Edition Notes

    Sub-title taken from dust jacket cover.

    StatementLeslie Marmon Silko
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.I44 Z46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p. :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25051663M
    ISBN 10067002211X
    ISBN 109780670022113
    LC Control Number2010012128
    OCLC/WorldCa555647955


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