House Made of Dawn is a novel by N. Scott Mornaday about Abel, a Native American returning to his reservation in New Mexico after World War II. Abel struggles with his experiences and alcoholism, and is eventually convicted of murder. After being released from prison, Abel struggles to integrate in Los Angeles but is ostracized and beaten in several fights. After failing to keep a job, Abel is sent back to the reservation where he takes care of and finally buries his grandfather, having returned to his home and traditions.

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