Dog Flowers : A Memoir.
—Geller, Danielle.
Book
2021
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A daughter returns home to the Navajo reservation to confront her family's history and retrace her mother's life--using both narrative and archive in this arrestingly original memoir. After Danielle Geller's mother dies of a withdrawal from alcohol during a period of homelessness, she is forced to return to Florida. Using her training as a librarian and archivist, Geller collects her mother's documents, diaries, and photographs into a single suitcase and begins on a journey of confronting her family's history and the decisions she's been forced to make, a journey that will end at her mother's home: the Navajo reservation. Geller masterfully intertwines wrenching prose with archival documents to create a deeply moving narrative of loss and inheritance that pays homage to our pasts, traditions, heritage, the family we are given, and the family we choose.

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Subjects:
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American Studies.
ISBN:
9781984820396 (hardcover)
9781984820396
1984820397
Description:
272 pages
Notes:
Indigenous content.
Library Bound Incorporated
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