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Night of the living rez / Morgan Talty.

Talty, Morgan, 1991- (author.). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Burn. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- In a jar. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Get me some medicine. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Food for the common cold. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- In a field of stray caterpillars. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Blessing tobacco. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Safe harbor. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Smokes last. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Half-life. (Added Author). Talty, Morgan, 1991- Earth, speak. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781953534187
  • ISBN: 195353418X
  • Physical Description: 285 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Tin House, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Burn -- In a jar -- Get me some medicine -- Food for the common cold -- In a field of stray caterpillars -- Blessing tobacco -- Safe harbor -- Smokes last -- Half-life -- Earth, speak -- Night of the living rez -- Name means thunder.
Summary, etc.:
"Set in a Native community in Maine, Night of the Living Rez is a riveting debut collection about what it means to be Penobscot in the twenty-first century and what it means to live, to survive, and to persevere after tragedy. In twelve striking, luminescent stories, author Morgan Talty--with searing humor, abiding compassion, and deep insight--breathes life into tales of family and a community as they struggle with a painful past and an uncertain future. A boy unearths a jar that holds an old curse, which sets into motion his family's unraveling; a man, while trying to swindle some pot from a dealer, discovers a friend passed out in the woods, his hair frozen into the snow; a grandmother suffering from Alzheimer's projects the past onto her grandson; and two friends, inspired by Antiques Roadshow, attempt to rob the tribal museum for valuable root clubs. A collection that examines the consequences and merits of inheritance, Night of the Living Rez is an unforgettable portrayal of an Indigenous community and marks the arrival of a standout talent in contemporary fiction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Penobscot Indians > Fiction.
Short stories > Selections.
Genre: Short stories.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library FICTION TALTY 2022 (Text) 0001002420063 Fiction New Available -

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