Night of the Living Rez

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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Night of the Living Rez
Written by: Morgan Talty
Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
Published by: Recorded Books

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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."
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The Wall Street Journal

"Astounding. . . . Talty is an important new writer to watch."

"Etched with humor, violence, tenderness, and insight, these braided stories burn bright."
― Orion

"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."
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