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"Demanding but confident and beautifully written" (Boston Globe), this is the story of a young Native American returning to his reservation after surviving the horrors of captivity as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II.


Silko, Leslie Marmon


Praise for Ceremony:

"An exceptional novel a cause for celebration." The Washington Post Book World

"Her assurance, her gravity, her flexibility are all wonderful gifts." The New York Review of Books

"The novel is very deliberately a ceremony in itself demanding but confident and beautifully written." The Boston Globe

"Ceremony is the greatest novel in Native American literature. It is one of the greatest novels of any time and place. I have read this book so many times that I probably have it memorized. I teach it and I learn from it and I am continually in awe of its power, beauty, rage, vision, and violence." Sherman Alexie

"Without question Leslie Marmon Silko is the most accomplished Native American writer of her generation." The New York Times Book Review
Table of Contents


About the Author

Title Page

Copyright Page







About the Author

LESLIE MARMON SILKO was born in Albuquerque in 1948 of mixed ancestry Laguna Pueblo, Mexican, and white. She grew up in the Laguna Pueblo Reservation, where she lives with her husband and two children. She is the author of the novel Almanac of the Dead, and her stories have appeared in many magazines and collections (including Writers of the Purple Sage). She is the recipient of a five-year MacArthur Foundation grant.


LARRY McMURTRY is the author of twenty-eight novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lonesome Dove. His other works include two collections of essays, three memoirs, and more than thirty screenplays, including the coauthorship of Brokeback Mountain, for which he received an Academy Award. He lives in Archer City, Texas.

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First published in the United States of America by The Viking Press 1977
Published by New American Library 1978
Published in Penguin Books 1986
This edition with a preface by the author and an introduction by Larry McMurtry published 2006



Copyright © Leslie Marmon Silko, 1977, 2006

Introduction copyright © Larry McMurtry, 2006
All rights reserved


This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product
of the author s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons,
living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental.


Silko, Leslie, 1943-
Ceremony / Leslie Marmon Silko ; introduction by Larry McMurtry.
p. cm. (Penguin classics deluxe edition)
Originally published: New York : The Viking Press, 1977. With new preface by author.

ISBN: 9781440621826

1. World War, 1939-1945 Veterans Fiction. 2. Laguna Indians Fiction. I. Title.
PS3569.I44C4 2007
813'.54 dc22 2006050705




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This book
is dedicated
to my grandmothers,
Jessie Goddard Leslie
Lillie Stagner Marmon,
and to my sons,
Robert William Chapman
Cazimir Silko

Thanks to the Rosewater Foundati

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ISBN Ceremony. Genre: Classics, Book cover type: Paperback, Language version: English. Width: 142.9 mm, Height: 214.3 mm
Penguin LCC US


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