Greg Sarris: An Afternoon with the Author

3/19/2001; 59 minutes

Greg Sarris is is an important literary voice exploring American Indian life. Greg Sarris wrote the short story collection Grand Avenue which became a Robert Redford-produced HBO teleplay. He'll read from his recent novel Watermelon Nights, in which he illuminates the fragile ties that bind families in their struggles for freedom and dignity. He'll also talk about what it means to be a Native American in America and talk briefly about the history of his people in California. (#5616)

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