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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

Electric Hair & Keg Crush

Dream:  5:34 am

 

I find a hand-colored a flier for a fund raising event. There is a to be a party in a tavern in Ferndale. 1,437 more words

Dream Journal

Free-For-All-Friday - Books by Letter

I had exactly nothing planned for today’s post. Normally, I’m really good at pre-planning my Monday through Thursday posts (even if I write them the day of), but I am bad at the Friday posts. 398 more words

Free-For-All Friday

Borderlands Performance: Splicing comedy and literary reading, Sherman Alexie speaks in Bend

By Brianna Brey, Source Weekly January 2014

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Literary readings haven’t been traditionally funny. Thought of less as light entertainment, and more as “high culture,” authors have a stigma of stuffiness to contend with. 656 more words

Arts & Culture

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Author: Sherman Alexie

Type: Fiction, short stories

Published: 1993

I read it: March 2008

Sherman Alexie’s first collection. Most of the stories are engrossing but some are a little thin. 95 more words

Ten Little Indians

Author: Sherman Alexie

Type: Fiction, short stories

Published: 2003

I read it: February 2008 (re-read)

I read this book a few years back, and just read it again and enjoyed it again. 117 more words

Gwen's Summer Challenge: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Realistic Fiction)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian without a doubt makes the list of essential young adult books… This book kept me hooked the entire time, with the interesting (if not a little slow) plot and characters, amazing language and writing style, and added drawings and cartoons. 692 more words

Author: Gwen