Wandering Stars

Wandering Stars

Summary

Discover the story of a Native American community told through the generations, from the author of the New York Times bestseller There There

Following its unforgettable characters through almost two centuries of history, from the horrors of the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 to the aftermath of a shooting in the early 21st century, Wandering Stars is an indelible novel of America's war on its own people.

It is also the tender, shattering story of many generations of a Native American family, searching for ways through displacement, addiction and pain, towards home and hope.

Readers of Orange's classic debut There There will know some of these characters and will be eager to learn what happened to Orvil Red Feather after the Oakland Powwow. New readers will discover a wondrous novel of poetry, music, rage and love, from one of the most astonishing voices of his generation.

About the author

Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange is faculty at the Institute of American Indian Arts MFA program. An enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, he was born and raised in Oakland, California. Orange's debut novel, There There, was a New York Times bestseller, a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize, and received the 2019 American Book Award. Wandering Stars is his second book.
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