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Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780802120397 0802120393
OCLC Number: 781678625
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Awards: Winner of Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award (Regional Book) 2013
Description: viii, 465 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Sherman Alexie.


The ultimate collection from the most famous Native American fiction writer. Fifteen new stories and fifteen selected favourites from Alexie's acclaimed collections, beginning with his groundbreaking  Read more...
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Over the years, Alexie has carved out a space in American literature as the great, tragicomic bard of the modern Native American experience. The stories in Blasphemy offer ample proof why. * Los Read more...

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