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The business of fancydancing : stories and poems

Author: Sherman Alexie; Alexander Kuo
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Hanging Loose Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of 5 short stories and 40 poems focusing on life on a Native American reservation in eastern Washington state, "that deals comically and poignantly with basketball, convenience stores, cars and other artifacts of everyday life"--New York Times, Notable Books of the Year 1992, December 6, 1992.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Poetry
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie; Alexander Kuo
ISBN: 0914610007 9780914610007 0914610244 9780914610243
OCLC Number: 24503541
Awards: New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year, 1992.
Description: 84 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Distances: Traveling --
13/16 --
Distances --
Translated from the American --
Morphine and codeine --
Grandmother --
The Fausto poems --
Sudden death --
Penance --
House fires --
November 22, 1983 --
Love hard --
Transient --
When I die --
Futures --
Dead letter office. --
II. Evolution: Special delivery --
Evolution --
At Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School --
Artificial respiration --
Powwow --
Independence Day --
Indian boy love songs --
Reservation love song --
Some assembly required --
Lottery. --
III. Crazy horse dreams: Father coming home --
War all the time --
Misdemeanors --
No drugs or alcohol allowed --
The business of fancydancing --
Heroes --
Missing --
Ceremonies --
Native hero --
Spokane Tribal Celebration, September 1987 --
Eugene Boyd don't drink here anymore --
The reservation cab driver --
Basketball --
Giving blood --
Pawn shop --
Gravity.
Other Titles: Business of fancy dancing
Responsibility: by Sherman Alexie ; [introduction by Alex Kuo].
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A collection of 5 short stories and 40 poems focusing on life on a Native American reservation in eastern Washington state, "that deals comically and poignantly with basketball, convenience stores, cars and other artifacts of everyday life"--New York Times, Notable Books of the Year 1992, December 6, 1992.

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