Conger Beasley Jr.Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19900316
In environmental essays, novels, and short stories, Conger Beasley Jr. has proven himself "a writer of extraordinary imagination and cunning." Here he reads about the Oglala Sioux piercing ceremony and about the Missouri River; subjects included in his book, Sundancers and River Demons: Essays on Landscape and Ritual.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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