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7.26.14 The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie.

Library : First Read : Finished.

 

Warnings: alcohol, death, racism / xenophobia, homophobic language, violence, gun violence, loss of family… 882 more words

When anybody, no matter how old they are, loses a parent, I think it hurts the same as if you were only five years old, you know?

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Books

Tales of two teens will move this week’s CLSC Young Readers

The old saying that children should be seen and not heard will be blown to smithereens this week by the poignant tales of two teens. 570 more words

Chautauqua

new SAL series

Details about the 2014-2015 Seattle Arts & Lectures Poetry Series are now available on the SAL website, where you can also purchase tickets. In addition to a stellar lineup of readings/conversations and lectures, this year’s program includes… 37 more words

Poetry

Little Updates

I haven’t been writing as much as I had hoped lately.  I sort of hit a really rough patch around the end of June (one of these days I’ll get around to a post on mental health) and it’s been an uphill battle since.  672 more words

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Book Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

 

This is my book review of “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie

Junior (Arnold) Spirit is a freshman in high school, living on the Spokane Indian Reservation, who decides to leave the reservation to go to a high school in a small, mostly white town in order to grow and make the most of his life. 566 more words