Conger Beasley Jr.Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19900316
In environmental essays, novels, and short stories, Conger Beasley Jr. has proven himself "a writer of extraordinary imagination and cunning." Here he reads about the Oglala Sioux piercing ceremony and about the Missouri River; subjects included in his book, Sundancers and River Demons: Essays on Landscape and Ritual.
Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads her poem "Famous" that was recently turned into picture book and discusses what inspired her exploration of the...
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