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Flight : a novel

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Black Cat : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Flight follows a troubled foster teenager -- a boy who is not a "legal" Indian because he was never claimed by his father. The journey begins as he's about to commit a massive act of violence. At the moment of decision, he finds himself shot back through time to resurface in the body of an FBI agent during the civil rights era, where he sees why "Hell is Red River, Idaho, in the 1970s." Red River is only the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Science fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Flight.
New York : Black Cat : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2007
(OCoLC)608413706
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780802170378 0802170374 9781435228177 1435228170
OCLC Number: 77333764
Notes: Includes a reading group guide.
Target Audience: Ages 14-18.
Description: 181 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Sherman Alexie.

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A gifted and accomplished storyteller returns with a powerful and timely novel of a troubled foster teenager. Simultaneously wrenching and deeply humorous, wholly contemporary yet steeped in American  Read more...

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"A funny, irreverent, sardonic but sentimental, rebellious voice set beside his elder . . . contemporaries . . . Alexie is the bad boy among them, mocking, self-mocking, unpredictable, unassimilable, Read more...

 
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