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Anna Redsand was raised by fundamentalist missionary parents in the Navajo Nation. Her spiritual journey memoir, To Drink from the Silver Cup: From Faith Through Exile and Beyond, was released by Terra Nova Books in 2016; much of it takes place in Navajo Country. Her biography, Viktor Frankl: A Life Worth Living, has won four national and international awards. Her essays and stories have appeared in literary journals, and “Naturalization” was listed as notable in The Best American Essays 2014.

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