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Alexie, Sherman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanging Loose Press 1992

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Plagued with a troubled past and a bad case of acne, Zits is a 15-year-old Indian boy on the verge of violence. He finds himself hurtled back in time into various eras, places, and situations that totally alter his perspective on his plight.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2008

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology that features tales involving donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines, and marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views-- until he himself becomes the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2007

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Collection of new stories about Native Americans who, like all Americans, find themselves at personal and cultural crossroads, faced with heart-rending, tragic, sometimes wondrous moments of being that test their loyalties, their capacities, and their notions of who they are and who they love.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2003

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2009

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: In this darkly comic short story collection, Sherman Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, brilliantly weaves memory, fantasy, and stark realism to paint a complex, grimly ironic portrait of life in and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. These twenty-two interlinked tales are narrated by characters raised on humiliation and government-issue cheese, and yet are filled with passion and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1993

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A collection of poems by contemporary Native-American writer Sherman Alexie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hanging Loose Press 2000

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Alexie, Sherman

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1998

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Presents a literary memoir of poems, essays, and intimate family photos that reflect on the author's complicated relationship with his mother and his disadvantaged childhood on a Native American reservation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: Alexie's poems and prose show his celebrated passion and wit while also exploring new directions. Novelist, storyteller and performer, his work has been praised throughout the world.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hanging Loose Press 2009

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A troubled teenaged Indian orphan, about to commit a massive act of violence, finds himself traveling back and forth through time in search of his true identity, stopping at such places as an Idaho reservation in the early 1970s and the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2007

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: The plight of John Smith, an Indian stolen as a baby from his parents and brought up by whites. Angry because he has no roots he joins the street people, becoming a suspect when Seattle is hit by a serial killer who scalps his all-white victims. By the author of Reservation Blues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1996

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: "Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name...one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

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Alexie, Sherman

Contents: Assimilation -- The toughest Indian in the world -- Class -- South by southwest -- The sin eaters -- Indian country -- Saint Junior -- Dear John Wayne -- One good man.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2000

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views--until he becomes the target of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, and loss from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award winner. 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 stunning memoir. Featuring 78 poems, 78 essays and intimate family photographs, Alexie shares raw, angry, funny, profane, tender memories...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: "The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Milestone Film & Video 2009

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Contents: Disc 1. Good living / Aleksandar Hemon (performed by Boyd Gaines) (13:22) -- Hell-heaven / Jhumpa Lahiri (performed by Rita Wolf) (49:29) -- Disc 2. The thing around your neck / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (performed by Condola Rashad) (25:04) -- Breaking and entering / Sherman Alexie (performed by B.D. Wong) (30:20).

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space, Inc. 2011

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Summary: Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 1999

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Summary: The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues with an exceptional volume edited by award-winning novelist and poet Sherman Alexie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner Poetry 2015

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Summary: Former Spokane Reservation best friends, Seymour and Aristotle have taken different paths when they are brought together for the funeral of an old friend. Both went off to college; one is now a successful poet, the other returned home embittered. Tensions and resentments flare as they meet again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Wellspring Media 2003

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