Calling for a Blanket Dance by Oscar Hokeah

Calling for a Blanket Dance

Oscar Hokeah

258 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

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A moving and deeply engaging debut novel about a young Native American man finding strength in his familial identity, from a stellar new voice in fiction.Told in a series of voices, Calling for a Blanket Dance takes us into the life of Ever Geimau...

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Community Reviews Summary of 713 reviews

Moods

emotional 88%
reflective 75%
sad 46%
hopeful 44%
challenging 42%
dark 25%
inspiring 21%
informative 20%
tense 11%
funny 7%
adventurous 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 69%
fast 20%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 84% | A mix: 13% | Plot: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.37

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