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The heirs of Columbus

Author: Gerald Robert Vizenor
Publisher: [Middletown, Conn.] : Wesleyan University Press ; Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gerald Vizenor's novel reclaims the story of Chrisopher Columbus on behalf of Native Americans by declaring the explorer himself to be a descendent of early Mayans and follows the adventures of his modern-day, mixedblood heirs as they create a fantastic tribal nation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Robert Vizenor
ISBN: 0819552410 9780819552419 0819562491 9780819562494
OCLC Number: 23220704
Description: 189 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Gerald Vizenor.
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A novel which turns cultural aggression on its head as the Native American heirs of Christopher Columbus, himself descended from early Mayan explorers, create a fantastic tribal nation.  Read more...

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-Vizenor is unquestionably one of the most radical American literary voices on the subject of racial identity and an ironist extraordinaire as a witness to the aftermath of Manifest Destiny.---Voice Read more...

 
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