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War dances

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780802119193 0802119190 9780802144898 0802144896
OCLC Number: 436289590
Awards: PEN/Faulkner award, 2010.
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "The Limited" --
Breaking and entering --
"Go, Ghost, Go" --
Bird-watching at night --
"After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star" --
War dances --
"The theology of reptiles" --
Catechism --
"Ode to small-town sweethearts" --
The senator's son --
"Another proclamation" --
Invisible dog on a leash --
"Home of the braves" --
The ballad of Paul Nonetheless --
"On airplanes" --
Big bang theory --
"Ode for pay phones" --
Fearful symmetry --
"Ode to mix tapes" --
Roman Catholic haiku --
"Looking glass" --
Salt --
"Food chain."
Responsibility: by Sherman Alexie.
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Fresh off his National Book Award win, Alexie delivers a heartbreaking and hilarious collection of stories that explores the precarious balance between self-preservation and external responsibility  Read more...

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