Comment: grand avenue : a novel in stories by greg sarris penguin books, inc,1994 (please verify this is the correct copy you need) this is a paperback copy no dustjacket this is a used book in acceptable condition with significant cover, corner & edge wear as well as possible underlining, highlighting, minor stains or tape repair, or notes. Grand avenue is a gritty, power-filled book, unsparing and unapologetic sarris has too much respect for his characters to feel sorry for them, but is too sympathetic to the grim and inexorable realities of their situations to be dispassionate.
Sarris (english/ucla keeping slug woman alive, not reviewed) offers 10 linked short stories describing the milieu of the pomo indians (from whom he is descended) in the small coastal california town of santa rosa (sarris himself is chairman of the coastal miwok tribe.
Grand avenue by greg sarris free essay, term paper and book report grand avenue born on february 12th, 1952, in santa rosa california, greg sarris has written a series of books, screenplays and articles. Greg sarris shows readers life on grand avenue in santa rosa, california, for an extended family of pomo indians: their histories, relationships, and struggles. Gregory michael sarris is a college professor, acclaimed author, screenwriter and scholar, holds an endowed chair in native american studies within the school of arts and humanities at sonoma state university.
Grand avenue: a novel in stories [greg sarris] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers grand avenue, a street in the center of the northern california town of santa rosa where everybody's connected to everybody. Grand avenue has 165 ratings and 13 reviews christy said: my first instinct is to say of this book that it's essentially sherman alexie's the lone range.
Greg sarris, author hyperion books $2145 (229p) with that of the other ethnic residents of grand avenue, ``two rows of army barracks separated by a potholed dirt road littered with junk and.
Greg sarris‘ first work of fiction, a novel in 10 interconnected stories, probes the disenfranchised lives of a native american community in california grand avenue, a street in the center of the northern california town of santa rosa where “everybody’s connected to everybody,” is home not only to pomo indians making a life outside of the reservation, but also to mexicans, blacks, and some portuguese, all trying to find their way among the many obstacles in their turbulent world.