Leslie Marmon Silko


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March 05, 1948

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Leslie Marmon Silko (born Leslie Marmon; born March 5, 1948) is a Native American writer of the Laguna Pueblo tribe, and one of the key figures in the First Wave of what literary critic Kenneth Lincoln has called the Native American Renaissance.

Silko was a debut recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Grant, now known as the "Genius Grant", in 1981 and the Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994. She currently resides in Tucson, Arizona.

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Average rating: 3.85 · 26,757 ratings · 2,189 reviews · 31 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ceremony

3.78 avg rating — 17,372 ratings — published 1977 — 33 editions
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Almanac of the Dead

3.95 avg rating — 2,530 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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Storyteller

4.06 avg rating — 1,787 ratings — published 1980 — 11 editions
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Gardens in the Dunes

3.91 avg rating — 996 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Yellow Woman and a Beauty o...

3.98 avg rating — 586 ratings — published 1993 — 4 editions
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The Turquoise Ledge: A Memoir

3.57 avg rating — 542 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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The Delicacy and Strength o...

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4.49 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Yellow Woman

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3.72 avg rating — 110 ratings5 editions
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Laguna Woman

3.88 avg rating — 49 ratings4 editions
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Oceanstory

3.56 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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“But as long as you remember what you have seen, then nothing is gone. As long as you remember, it is part of this story we have together.”
Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony

“You don't have anything
if you don't have the stories.”
Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony

“I will tell you something about stories . . . They aren't just entertainment. Don't be fooled. They are all we have, you see, all we have to fight off illness and death.”
Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony

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