Search Results: "Diane Glancy"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 4, 1998

"Decorated by a glamorous roster of friends and acquaintances (from Andy Warhol to Queen Elizabeth II), this biography is direct and unpretentious, but essentially insubstantial—much like the wrap dress. (16 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Build a better dress and they will come: this is the theme of this celebrity autobiography by designer/jet setter Von Furstenberg. Read full book review >

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THE COLLECTOR OF BODIES by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"A thoughtful and often beautiful volume of poetry that explores the Middle East and America."
Glancy (Trigger Dance, 2015, etc.) contemplates history and culture in this new collection of poems.Read full book review >

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STONE HEART by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2003

"A short, masterful work about creative consciousness in the land."
A brilliant, artistically ambitious retelling of the familiar tale of the Shoshoni tribeswoman who accompanied Lewis and Clark. Read full book review >

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THE MAN WHO HEARD THE LAND by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"It's over almost before you know it, but a haunting solitude blows through these pages, a true intimation of the serene and lonely plains that overcomes some of the rougher, unfinished elements here."
A literature professor muses on his relationship with the earth, in the latest from Native American author Glancy (Trigger Dance, 1990, etc.). Read full book review >

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FLUTIE by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1998

"Her insistence on the saving presence of spirituality in even badly damaged characters is moving and, ultimately, convincing."
Prolific Native American novelist and essayist Glancy (The West Pole, 1997) returns to territory she first explored in the short novel The Only Piece of Furniture in the House (1996), probing the spiritual resources and yearnings of apparently nondescript figures. Read full book review >

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PUSHING THE BEAR by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 1996

"A distinctly original and haunting work of historical fiction."
A powerful mosaic of voices combine, in poet and storywriter (Trigger Dance, 1990, etc.) Read full book review >

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CLAIMING BREATH by Diane Glancy
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1992

"A worthwhile model for those advocating women's journal writing as a road to self-actualization and for people seeking to reconnect with a lost cultural heritage; other readers will be only intermittently rewarded."
Glancy (the story collection Trigger Dance, 1990) won the North American Indian Prose Award for this wildly uneven grab-bag in the form of a journal: fresh language and banality, fine prose- poetry and self-indulgence. Read full book review >

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THE WEST POLE by Diane Glancy
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 1, 1997

"There are countless better avenues to that discovery than the one Glancy follows."
Slight, self-satisfied essays on issues of Native American culture and identity. Read full book review >

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THE ONLY PIECE OF FURNITURE IN THE HOUSE by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

A powerful short novel from the prolific poet and novelist Glancy (Pushing the Bear, 1996; Claiming Breath, 1992, etc.) that maps unusual terrain. Read full book review >

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DESIGNS OF THE NIGHT SKY by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2002

"Post-structurally defiant in its bits and narrative pieces, but at its core a probing, honest tale."
Voices and stories fill the pages of prolific Native American writer Glancy's latest (after The Mask Maker, 2002, etc.) as a middle-aged Cherokee woman faces conflicts at work, in her fractured family, and in her faith. Read full book review >

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THE MASK MAKER by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2001

"Like the film Koyaanisqatsi, fearlessly morose about a world out of joint and lives out of balance."
Mixed-blood Cherokee Native American Glancy—a widely talented prizewinner writer-poet-essayist-playwright, holder of the Cherokee Medal of Honor (Pushing the Bear, 1996)—now explores her roots imaginatively through the agency of masks. Read full book review >

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FULLER MAN by Diane Glancy
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"Well-intentioned, but more interesting for its ideas than for its characters."
The prolific Glancy (Flutie, 1998, etc.) continues her exploration of the sources and nature of religious faith. Read full book review >