Night of the Living Rez
New England Book Award Winner, Fiction
Barnes & Noble Discover Award Finalist
Set in a Native community in Maine, Night of the Living Rez is a riveting debut collection about what it means to be Penobscot in the twenty-first century and what it means to live, to survive, and to persevere after tragedy.
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"Remarkable. . . . An electric, captivating voice. . . . Talty has assured himself a spot in the canon of great Native American literature."
― The New York Times
"Hypnotizing. . . . friendship and family, beautifully tinted with both sadness and humor."
"A perfect mix of funny, sad, timely, and intense, this one has something for everyone."
― The Boston Globe
"A blazing new talent."
― Oprah Daily
― The Wall Street Journal
"Astounding. . . . Talty is an important new writer to watch."
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"Unearths grace amid strife. . . . Talty, with his ear for natural, almost musical dialogue, compels you to keep listening."
"Emotionally pitch-perfect, immersive, and beautifully nuanced, Talty has gifted readers with a stunning debut that shows the interconnectedness of family, community, and ultimately who we are and what we can become. . . . devastating, satisfying, and heart-stopping."