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Poetry. Native American Studies. FIRST INDIAN ON THE MOON opens with the section "Influences": "where I have been/ most of my lives/ is where I'm going/--Lucille Clifton". The stories and poems of Sherman Alexie, an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpint, Washington, have appeared widely, in such publications as Caliban, Esquire, The World, Beloit Poetry Journal, Red Dirt, Zyzzyva and Story. Alexie has won a National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowship, and lives in Spokane. "These elegiac poems and stories will break your heart. Watch this guy. He's making myth"--Joy Harjo.

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Sherman Alexie's poems, fiction, essays and films have won him an international following since his first book, THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING, was published in 1992. SMOKE SIGNALS, the film he adapted from one of his short stories and co-produced, enlarged his audience still further. Alexie's awards include the Stranger Genius Award in Literature, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children's Literature in Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature as well as honors and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Foundation, and a citation as "One of 20 Best American Novelists Under the Age of 40" from Granta magazine. An enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Alexie lives in Seattle with his wife and sons.

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Collection of Alexie's poems that are funny moving and sad, especially The Indians and Jews are Tied Going into the bottom of the Ninth.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781882413027
Author:
Alexie, Sherman
Publisher:
Hanging Loose Press
Location:
Brooklyn, N.Y. :
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - Native American
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Literary collections.
Subject:
General Poetry
Series Volume:
vyp. 7 (540)
Publication Date:
19931201
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
116 p.
Dimensions:
9.06x6.06x.38 in. .42 lbs.

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