"Sequoyah the narrator, a teen age foster child is Cherokee placed with the Troutt family with two other foster kids. The family seems to do their best but it is not enough to save these badly damaged children. The was longlisted for the National B..."
"A spare, lyrical Native American coming of age story set in rural Oklahoma in the late 1980s. With his single mother in jail, Sequoyah, a fifteen-year-old Cherokee boy, is placed in foster care with the Troutt family. Literally and figuratively...
"This is one of the most thought provoking memoirs I've ready. She describes a childhood in a survivalist LDS family living off the grid on a mountain with no formal education and the brutal abuse she endured at the hands of one of her brothers w..."