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Blasphemy

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1. editionView all editions and formats
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A potent collection that combines an equal number of new and selected stories to profound effect. 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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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
OCLC Number: 840069937
Notes: 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 Hendris play "The star-Spanged 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
Description: 465 sider
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 Hendris play "The star-Spanged 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.

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A potent collection that combines an equal number of new and selected stories to profound effect. 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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