Title Profile & Character Information

House Made of Dawn

Annotation

This 1969 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells the story of a young American Indian struggling to reconcile the traditional ways of his people with the demands of the 20th century.

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Awards
1969  Pulitzer Prize

Characters
NameAbel
GenderMale
TraitsWorld War II veteran
Native American
Kiowa

GenreClassic
Literary
Sociological
Tragedy
Fiction
TopicsNative Americans
Alienation
Cultural differences
Reservation life
Man and nature
Inner-city life
Alcoholism
Disillusionment
SettingLos Angeles, California
Urban