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Review: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (Spoiler - Free)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian tells a story that instantly engulfs the reader in a series boiling, turbulent emotion. As the story progresses and the characters develop, the reader gets a better sense of the type of torture that some people endure on a daily basis. 691 more words

Book Reviews

Ten Little Indians by Sherman Alexie

Sometimes you chance upon books by fate, others by the placement of library shelves.

My most often frequented shelves in the library, other than the children’s section, are the… 648 more words

Reading

Hatchette's "California"

Author Edan Lepucki will be appearing for a book signing and a discussion of her novel California at the Grove’s Barnes and Noble location Wednesday at 7pm. 239 more words

Articles

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