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Blasphemy : [new and selected stories]

Autore: Sherman Alexie
Editore: New York : Grove Press ; [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2012.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
Short stories
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780802120397 0802120393
Numero OCLC: 781678625
Note: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Descrizione: viii, 465 pages ; 24 cm
Contenuti: 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.
Altri titoli: Short stories.
Responsabilità: Sherman Alexie.

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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  Per saperne di più…

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