Books by Gerald Vizenor

HOTLINE HEALERS by Gerald Vizenor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 12, 1997

"Some loose ends and a fondness for narrative loops are drawbacks, but the novel also draws real strength from its style and wit; those acclimated to Vizenor's eclecticism will find much here to enjoy."
In his unique satiric style, at once lyrical and salted with allusion and self-reference, Vizenor (Dead Voices, 1992, etc.) savages academics and lampoons Anglo-Americans generally for their interference with and misperception of Native American reality. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1992

"A witty but serious warning."
The creatures of Native American myth and the urban realities of Oakland, California, come together in Vizenor's (The Heirs of Columbus, 1991, etc.) latest excursion, making full use of his penchant for transforming the commonplace into the mysterious and comic. Read full book review >
THE HEIRS OF COLUMBUS by Gerald Vizenor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 1991

"Not as easy a read as the much-ballyhooed The Crown of Columbus, but more deeply satisfying."
A comic mythology of Columbus that—though it sags in places with repetition and academic padding—offers enough tall-tale fun to make for inventive entertainment. Read full book review >