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Summary: Tommy Orange's There There: A Novel

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Summary

Readers of Tommy Orange's There There: A Novel seeking engagement for all reading groups can gain further insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions.


There There is the New York Times bestselling book of author Tommy Orange. This groundbreaking book poses the question, "What does it really mean to be an Indian? A native American? American Indian?" There There follows a unique case of teenagers and elders who ask this question in light of the complexity of the modern world. Orange's characters live in the urban Oakland, California. This novel explored the many different ways of being an Indian. More importantly, ways of feeling like an Indian. Their detachment from tradition, their fractured families and the hustle and bustle of life in Oakland, make their identity as Indians even more elusive.


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Overall plot synopsis and author biography


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Note to readers: This is a companion guide based on Tommy Orange's There There: A Novel This is meant to enhance and aid your reading experience, not to replace it. We strongly encourage you to purchase the original book before purchasing this unofficial companion guide.

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