Cover for Isbell: Finding Cholita. Click for larger imageBillie Jean Isbell’s book, Finding Cholita, will receive the honorable mention award for this year’s Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing from the Society for Humanistic Anthropology. The committee was very impressed by the melding of genres and portrayal of long-term psychological reality of chronic violence.

Isbell has been invited to read from her work during the SHA session at the annual AAA meeting on Friday, December 4th.

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