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There There by Tommy Orange
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bookshelves: audio, coming-of-age, family-relationships, native-american, realistic-fiction

Twelve stories - intertwined - chronicling a history of today's urban Indian. Each of these unique characters tells his/her story of coming of age as a native in Oakland, CA. Their lives collide at the big Oakland Powwow as their histories of abuse, addiction, suicide, and spirituality converge on one fateful day.

This is a powerful novel that exposes a segment of America that is seldom seen.
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Reading Progress

August 6, 2018 – Shelved
August 6, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
March 24, 2019 – Started Reading
March 29, 2019 – Finished Reading
April 8, 2019 – Shelved as: audio
April 8, 2019 – Shelved as: coming-of-age
April 8, 2019 – Shelved as: family-relationships
April 8, 2019 – Shelved as: native-american
April 8, 2019 – Shelved as: realistic-fiction

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