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Reservation blues

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The rise to fame of Coyote Springs, an all-Indian rock-and-roll band, tracing its journey from a Spokane reservation all the way to New York. A humorous exploration of serious subjects: the effect of Christianity on Native Americans, cultural assimilation and its impact on relations between Indian men and Indian women. By the author of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.
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Genre/Form: Musical fiction
Christian fiction
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 0871135949 9780871135940
OCLC Number: 31608395
Description: 306 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sherman Alexie.

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The rise to fame of Coyote Springs, an all-Indian rock-and-roll band, tracing its journey from a Spokane reservation all the way to New York. A humorous exploration of serious subjects: the effect of Christianity on Native Americans, cultural assimilation and its impact on relations between Indian men and Indian women. By the author of The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven.

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by WashingtonStateLibrary (WorldCat user published 2007-08-16) Excellent Permalink
The novel, which won the American Book Award in 1996, is a poignant look at the rise and fall of an Indian rock band, Coyote Springs, and the people and spirits that surround it. The book has a wonderfully subtle sense of humor, as well as insight into religious, political and social issues on the reservation...
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