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  • Bibliography:
    10 Books
  • First Book:
    May 1987
  • Latest Book:
    May 1999
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Book List in Order: 10 titles

  • Starting in the present and moving backward in time, this is the thrice-told tale of the three women...15-year-old part-black Rayona, searching for a way to find herself...her American Indian mother, Christine, consumed by both tenderness and resentm...

  • The controversial national bestseller that received unprecedented media attention, sparked the nation's interest in the plight of children with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and touched a nerve in all of us. Winner of the 1989 National Book Critics Circle ...

  • The celebrated author of the bestselling A Yellow Raft in Blue Water dazzles readers once again with his newest work of fiction, a collection of 14 beautifully crafted short stories, each one about a working man. 50,000 sold in hardcover. "First rate...

  • THE FIRST THANKSGIVING? Moss's father has invited outsiders to the harvest feast -- strangers who dress oddly and speak a weird language, and who are bound to spoil everyone's fun. So Moss and a girl named Trouble decide to run away into the forest ...

  • Ten years after his "dazzling" (San Francisco Chronicle), "unforgettable" (Newsday) bestselling debut novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Michael Dorris returns to the family at the core of that work to write the rich score of the "full-blown, comple...

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    The best adolescent fiction offers more than an escape from teenage turmoil; it instructs as it entertains, giving young readers a view into lives--fictional though they may be--outside their own. Without sentimentality or preachiness but with cl...

    • / Historical Romance
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    A very pregnant anthropologist finds the diary of Columbus in the basement of the Dartmouth library and travels to the Bahamas with her lover and son to find what the diary refers to as "the greatest treasure of Europe." Reprint. NYT. ...

    • / General Fiction
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    The award-winning author of A Yellow Raft in Blue Water presents a tale based on an entry in the diary of Christopher Columbus that tells of a native family living in a vibrant community striving to coexist with the natural world....

    • / General Fiction
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    In his first contemporary book for young readers, Michael Dorris introduces readers to 11-year-old Rayona Taylor--part black, part Indian--and shows the events that shaped this unforgettable young woman. After being placed in foster care, Rayona goes...

Award-Winning Books by Michael Dorris

Morning Girl
1993 Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction -- Historical Fiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Michael Dorris has published 10 books.

Michael Dorris does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Sees Behind Trees, was published in May 1999.

The first book by Michael Dorris, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, was published in May 1987.

No. Michael Dorris does not write books in series.