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Now For Your Listening Pleasure

My mother was an avid reader, so you can imagine how devastated she was to lose much her eye sight. Around the same time, audio books on cassette had come out and because she missed reading so much she gave them a try. 373 more words

Audio Books



The black eye of the Month club

Junior was a fourteen-year-old Spokane Indian, who lived on the Reservation with his family and was born “with water on the brain”, so he had to have a surgery when he was six months old.

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Motivational Monday: Freelance Writing Opportunities

As my last post discussed, one of my jobs dissolved recently at an odd time. It was odd because I’ve been getting the urge to write for the first time in over a year. 301 more words

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie - 2009

Synopsis: This is a first person narrative of 14 year old Arnold Spirit Jr. mostly referred to as Junior. Junior is a Native American boy living in Spokane Indian Reservation (Rez).  122 more words


Review: Flight

After reading and loving Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, I picked up YA novel Flight by the same author to find out whether I wanted to be reading more of Alexie’s writing. 1,141 more words


Review: Ten Little Indians

“So, okay, in the end, maybe I am proud to be an Indian.  But I don’t want to wear a T-shirt with my tribal enrollment number printed on the front and a photograph of Sitting Bull ironed on the back.” 1,185 more words