Solar Storms (Paperback)

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From Pulitzer Prize finalist Linda Hogan, Solar Storms tells the moving, “luminous” (Publishers Weekly) story of Angela Jenson, a troubled Native American girl coming of age in the foster system in Oklahoma, who decides to reunite with her family.

At seventeen, Angela returns to the place where she was raised—a stunning island town that lies at the border of Canada and Minnesota—where she finds that an eager developer is planning a hydroelectric dam that will leave sacred land flooded and abandoned. Joining up with three other concerned residents, Angela fights the project, reconnecting with her ancestral roots as she does so.

Harrowing, lyrical, and boldly incisive, Solar Storms is a powerful examination of the clashes between cultures and traumatic repercussions that have shaped American history.

About the Author


Born in Denver, Linda Hogan is a poet, environmentalist, academic, and writer of eighteen texts, including novels and collections of poetry. She has been the recipient of, among other awards, an NEA, a Minnesota Arts Board grant, a Lannan Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780684825397
ISBN-10: 0684825392
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: February 26th, 1997
Pages: 352
Language: English