Not Far Away : The Real-Life Adventures of Ima Pipiig (Hardcover)

Author: Beardslee, Lois

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In Not Far Away, a semi-fictional memoir, Lois Beardslee gives a chilling acount of racism, particularly that leveled against Native women, in language that is supple, evocative, often comical, and always incisive. Her fictional heroine, the teacher Ima Pipiig (pronounced buh-BEEG ), endures humiliating insults from school administrators, fellow teachers, students, and callous neighbors. For years, she suffers in silence, believing that opposing bigotry would only fuel its caustic flames--but then she begins to speak out. Scattered among the chapters chronicling Imas experiences are essays and speeches written by the author herself, blurring the line between fiction and fact and creating a kind of resounding echo of resistance that is the authors response to racism. *Author: Beardslee, Lois/ Beard, Steve *Series Title: Contemporary Native American Communities *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 282 *Publication Date: 2007/09/21 *Language: English *Dimensions: 6.14 x 9.21 x 0.69 inches

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Publisher Altamira Pr
Mfg Part# 9780759111189
SKU 204563374
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0759111189
Release Date 9/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0282
Publisher Altamira Press
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