Winter in the Blood by James Welch, Read by Darrell Dennis
Revisit a Classic of Native Literature on Audio
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Darrell Dennis captures the angst of the unnamed narrator in James Welch’s classic novel of modern Native Americans on the Great Plains, Winter in the Blood. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss Dennis’s ability to shift between the flat dialogue of ranch life and the lyricism of the Western setting. The unnamed narrator is alienated from all and is defined by self-awareness and woe. Dennis is able to express the audiobook’s humor and pathos, as well as the tension of Native life on and off the reservation. Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website.
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