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Barry Lopez

Fiction

Interviewed by: Tony Beasley

Catalog Number: 19780204

Barry Lopez reads from Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America, a collection of sixty-eight Native American trickster stories from forty-two tribes.   Winner of the John Burroughs Medal for his bestselling masterwork Of Wolves and Men (1979)Lopez brings imagines a Coyote myth that captures the character's wiles, excitement, and wisdom.

| Subject Matter: Native American, Coyote | Interview Year: 1978 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: National Book Award, John Burroughs Medal |

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