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You don't have to say you love me : a memoir

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2019. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Back Bay trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this memoir. Featuring 78 poems and 78 essays, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine -- growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Sherman Alexie; Sherman Alexie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780316270748 0316270741
OCLC Number: 1000583534
Description: 456 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Other Titles: You do not have to say you love me
Responsibility: Sherman Alexie.

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When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this memoir. Featuring 78 poems and 78 essays, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories of a childhood few can imagine -- growing up dirt-poor on an Indian reservation, one of four children raised by alcoholic parents. Throughout, a portrait emerges of his mother as a beautiful, mercurial, abusive, intelligent, complicated woman. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me is an account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance.

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