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One Book, One College
Choice for 2020-2021
Orange, Tommy. There There.
Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
MLA 8 Book Citation
There There is critically acclaimed and award-winning
American Book Award, Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, Center for Fiction First Novel Prize,
National Book Critics Circle, John Leonard Prize, PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Novel,
Society of American Historians James, Fenimore Cooper Prize for Historical Fiction
Art Siedenbaum Award, Aspen Words Literary Prize, Dayton Literacy Peace Prize for Fiction,
Pulitzer Prize (Fiction)
Articles for Your Consideration
Charles, Ron. "What does it mean to be Native American? A new novel offers
a bracing answer." The Washington Post, 29 May. 2018. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/what-does-it-mean-to-be-native-american-a-new-novel-offers-a-bracing-answer/2018/05/29/a508d0ba-6289-11e8-a768-ed043e33f1dc_story.html
Corrigan, Maureen. "Pithy And Pointed 'There There' Puts Native American
Voices Front And Center." NPR, 18 June. 2018. https://www.npr.org/2018/06/18/621011107/pithy-and-pointed-there-there-puts-native-american-voices-front-and-center
Toibin, Colm. "Yes, Tommy Orange's New Novel Is Really That Good." The
New York Times, 19 June. 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/19/books/review/tommy-orange-there-there.html
Treisman, Deborah. "Tommy Orange on Native American Representation."
The New Yorker, 19 Mar. 2019. https://www.newyorker.com/books/this-week-in-fiction/fiction-this-week-tommy-orange-2018-03-26
"Using fiction to explore what it’s like to be Indigenous living in an urban city | Your Morning."
Youtube, uploaded by Your Morning, 11 June 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ExTGtlKmMg&feature=emb_logo
"'Writing out of a loneliness,' novelist explores the range of native experiences"
Youtube, uploaded by PBS NewsHour, 14 Dec 2018,https://youtu.be/JXCbmuIFD8M
"'A Conversation with Native Americans on Race | Op - Docs." Youtube, uploaded by the
New York Times, 15 Apr 2018, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=siMal6QVblE
The photographic backdrops of this page uses city landscapes of Oakland, CA where There There takes place. Photographs are by Jeff Pierre and Michael Emono respectively.
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