[Native-American author Heid Erdrich reads from her first book of poetry at the Michigan Writers Series].

Native-American author Heid Erdrich describes a student writing contest she judged earlier in the day and then reads from her first book of poetry. Erdrich also reflects on her family and life as a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway and describes influences on her writing from classic lit...

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Uniform Title:Michigan writers series.
Corporate Author: Vincent Voice Library
Other Authors: Erdrich, Heid E. (Heid Ellen) (Speaker)
Henry, Gordon, 1955- (Host)
Language:English
Published: [2008]
Series:Michigan writers series.
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Physical Description:1 electronic audio file (40 min., 44 sec.) : digital, WAV, MP3 files.
Format: Audio Software
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Native-American author Heid Erdrich describes a student writing contest she judged earlier in the day and then reads from her first book of poetry. Erdrich also reflects on her family and life as a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Ojibway and describes influences on her writing from classic literature to tabloid headlines. Erdrich reads selections from her work that portray the tension between her Ojibway traditions and her German-American upbringing and concludes by revealing the winners of the writing contest. Erdrich is introduced by MSU Professor of English Gordon Henry. Part of the Michigan State University Libraries' Michigan Writers Series.
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Call Number:Voice 16903
Playing Time:00:40:44
System Details:Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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Recorded at the Michigan State University Main Library by the Vincent Voice Library, Apr. 15, 2008.