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Summary:

Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology that features tales involving donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines, and marriage. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs. Questions of authenticity and identity abound.
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Baker County Library ALEXIE (Sherman) (Text) 37814002618362 FICTION Book None 10/29/2012 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 813 ALEX 2012 (Text) 33892002453562 Main Collection Book None 12/12/2012 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 813 A384 (Text) 35178001279663 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/26/2013 Available -
Harney County Library FIC ALEXI (Text) 37720000470054 Adult Fiction Book None 11/20/2012 Available -
Hermiston Public Library FIC ALEX (Text) 37838000298463 Adult Fiction Book None 10/18/2012 Available -
Hood River County Library FIC ALEXIE (Text) 33892100042747 Adult Fiction Book None 11/03/2012 Available -
Joseph Public Library F ALE (Text) 30002000243451 Adult Fiction Book None 09/14/2017 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview FIC ALEXIE (Text) 37620000766636 Adult Fiction Book None 02/25/2013 Available -
OTLD Heppner Branch F ALE (Text) 37818000139388 Adult Fiction Book None 10/20/2012 Available -
Pendleton Public Library F ALEXI (Text) 37801000404002 Adult Fiction Book None 12/26/2012 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802120397 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0802120393 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 465 pages ; 24 cm.
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • PublisherSSS: New York : Grove Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Formatted Contents Note: Cry cry cry -- Green world -- Scars -- The toughest Indian in the world -- War dances -- This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona -- Midnight basketball -- Idolatry -- Protest -- What ever happened to Frank Snake Church? -- The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven -- The approximate size of my favorite tumor -- Indian country -- Because my father always said he was the only Indian who saw Jimi Hendrix play "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock -- Scenes from a life -- Breakfast -- Night people -- Breaking and entering -- Do you know where I am? -- Indian education -- Gentrification -- Fame -- Faith -- Salt -- Assimilation -- Old growth -- Emigration -- The search engine -- The vow -- Basic training -- What you pawn I will redeem.
Summary, etc.: Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology that features tales involving donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines, and marriage. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs. Questions of authenticity and identity abound.
Subject: Short stories, American
Indians of North America Fiction
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