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Reservation Summer

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Welcome to the Navajo Reservation, a little corner of the world that is so foreign, yet so familiar. In Reservation Summer, Jason Lefthand takes us to Fort Defiance, a town nestled in a cozy valley right next to the New Mexico border. It is a place where rez rockets leave mighty columns of smoke as kids watch from atop the red plateau. It is where young hearts are won and ...more
Kindle Edition, 265 pages
Published April 7th 2013 (first published April 2013)
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Dec 04, 2013 Bobbi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is a collection of short stories recounting a childhood growing up in the Navajo reservation. But wait -- it's not what you think. These stories are infused with a tongue-in-cheek dry humor that is often self-deprecating and always clever without even seeming to try. Lefthand paints a sometimes desolate picture of poverty and desert spaces too wide to echo or encompass, but balances that ache with an ability to mock pretty much everything without ringing false with disrespect or bitterness ...more
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Jason Lefthand is a short story writer and novelist, born and raised on the Navajo Reservation. His previous work has appeared in Pill Hill Press Flash Fiction Anthology and The Drabblecast podcast. He has released several single stories based around Navajo legends.
Jason lives in Portland, OR.
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