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Indian killer

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A serial murderer called the Indian Killer is terrorizing Seattle, hunting, scalping, and slaughtering white men. Motivated by rage and seeking retribution for his people's violent history, his grizzly MO and skillful elusiveness both paralyze the city with fear and prompt an uprising of racial brutality. Out of the chaos emerges John Smith. Born to Indians but raised by white parents, Smith yearns for his lost  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 087113652X 9780871136527 9780802143570 0802143571
OCLC Number: 34933157
Description: 420 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Sherman Alexie.

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A serial murderer called the Indian Killer is terrorizing Seattle, hunting, scalping, and slaughtering white men. Motivated by rage and seeking retribution for his people's violent history, his grizzly MO and skillful elusiveness both paralyze the city with fear and prompt an uprising of racial brutality. Out of the chaos emerges John Smith. Born to Indians but raised by white parents, Smith yearns for his lost heritage. As his embitterment with his dual life increases, Smith falls deeper into vengeful madness and quickly surfaces as the prime suspect. Tensions mount, and while Smith battles to allay the anger that engulfs him, the Indian Killer claims another life.

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