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Michael Dorris discusses his novel "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water"

BROADCAST: Oct. 6, 1987 | DURATION: 00:59:34

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Michael Dorris' book, "A Yellow Raft in Blue Water," is about 3 Native American women: Rayna, Christine and Ida. Dorris said when he started to write the book, he didn't know where it would end up. He further explained that Rayna was originally Raymond but that Dorris liked the character better as a woman.