In this first collection of short fiction, renowned American Indian writer W. S. Penn reveals a writing life that has been both difficult and fortunate. In "This Is The World," Penn moves through spaces, encounters characters, and confronts humanity with a sage's omnipotence, yet at the same time with an unassuming voice, devoid of pretentiousness. His words are unflinching, but also unselfconscious. Although sometimes sad, "This Is The World" describes the tensions and problems that arise between the subtle clashes of ...

This Is the World 2000, Michigan State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870135613

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