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    • Crazy Brave

    • A Memoir
    • By: Joy Harjo
    • Narrated by: Joy Harjo
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo, one of our leading Native American voices, details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, Harjo grew up learning to dodge an abusive stepfather by finding shelter in her imagination, a deep spiritual life, and connection with the natural world. She attended an Indian arts boarding school, where she nourished an appreciation for painting, music, and poetry; gave birth while still a teenager; and struggled on her own as a single mother, eventually finding her poetic voice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kudos to Susan Harjo!

    • By Diana G-A on 06-11-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Talking with the Sun

    • A 'This I Believe' Essay
    • By: Joy Harjo
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which features brief personal reflections from both famous and unknown Americans. The pieces that make up the series compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • taking a trip

    • By michelle ashworth on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $1.88