Crazy Brave

A Memoir

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Crazy Brave (2012, W. W. Norton & Company)

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Published Nov. 19, 2012 by W. W. Norton & Company.

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I struggle with Joy Harjo’s poetry. Maybe I haven’t heard it read properly, or maybe I’m just a troglodyte who will deservedly be kicked out of my favorite book club for sacrilege. Crazy Brave, though, was a whole nother matter: I found myself drawn in, loathing her story — the abuse, the drama, the senselessness — but adoring her words. In the process, gaining a deeper understanding of and compassion for Native women and the circumstances that so relentlessly push them into heartbreak.


  • American Women poets
  • Indian authors
  • Biography


  • United States