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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
by Sherman Alexie
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Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where... (read more)

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven
by Sherman Alexi
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In this "compelling and impressive collection" (Washington Times), Sherman Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, brilliantly paints a complex, grimly ironic portrait of life in and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. These interlinked tales are... (read more)

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Ceremony
Ceremony
by Leslie Marmon Silko
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Ceremony cast a spell on me; I read it over the course of a day, reluctantly putting it down only to eat and walk with the dog. It is the story of Tayo, whose soul has been horribly broken, and of his perilous journey back to wholeness. How rare it is... (read more)

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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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A bold and irreverent observer of life among Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, the daring, versatile, funny, and outrageous Alexie showcases his many talents in Blasphemy, where he unites fifteen beloved classics with sixteen new stories in one... (read more)

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Winter in the Blood
Winter in the Blood
by James Welch
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The author of Fool's Crow and Indian Lawyer presents an extraordinary, evocative novel about a young Native American coming to terms with his heritage--and his dreams. "A nearly flawless novel about human life".--Reynolds Price, New York Times Book... (read more)

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The Toughest Indian in the World
The Toughest Indian in the World
by Sherman Alexie
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This acclaimed collection of stories presents the kind of native American rarely seen in literature--one portrayed without stereotypes--who pays his bills, holds down jobs, and falls in and out of love.... (read more)

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Flight: A Novel
Flight: A Novel
by Sherman Alexie
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Darkly funny, sharply observant, Flight lays bare the experience of a teenaged outsider circa 2007. Alternately heartbreaking and wondrous, Sherman Alexie's first novel in ten years tells the story of an orphan careening through foster homes until... (read more)

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Love Medicine (P.S.)
Love Medicine (P.S.)
by Louise Erdrich
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The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families — the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multigenerational portrait of strong... (read more)

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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
by Sherman Alexie
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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 Spoke Indian Reservation. These 22... (read more)

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Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories
by Sherman Alexie
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What a powerful collection of short stories! Alexie really stretches his wings and explores fascinating new territories, while at the same time revamping his old works by placing them in new contexts. I was completely blown away by Mr. Alexie, as usual.... (read more)

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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
by Louise Erdrich
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Chapter OneNaked Woman Playing Chopin1910-1912 Eighty-some years previous, through a town that was to flourish and past a farm that would disappear, the river slid -- all that happened began with that flow of water. The town on its banks was very new and... (read more)

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Two Old Women an Alaska Legend of Betray
Two Old Women an Alaska Legend of Betray
by Velma Wallis
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Based on an Athabascan Indian legend passed along for many generations from mothers to daughters of the upper Yukon River area in Alaska, this is the suspenseful, shocking, ultimately inspirational tale of two old women abandoned by their tribe during a... (read more)

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Fools Crow (Contemporary American Fiction)
Fools Crow (Contemporary American Fiction)
by James Welch
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The year is 1870, and Fool's Crow, so called after he killed the chief of the Crows during a raid, has a vision at the annual Sun Dance ceremony. The young warrior sees the end of the Indian way of life and the choice that must be made: resistance or... (read more)

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Reservation Blues
Reservation Blues
by Sherman Alexie
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"Many may remember the tale of Robert Johnson, the musician who sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads in exchange for being the best blues guitarist around. What many may not know is that after this tragic deal in Mississippi, Johnson ended up in... (read more)

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The Way to Rainy Mountain
The Way to Rainy Mountain
by N Scott Momaday
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First published in paperback by UNM Press in 1976, The Way to Rainy Mountain has sold over 200,000 copies. "The paperback edition of The Way to Rainy Mountain was first published twenty-five years ago. One should not be surprised, I suppose, that it has... (read more)

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War Dances
War Dances
by Sherman Alexie
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In his first new fiction since winning the National Book Award for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, best-selling author Sherman Alexie delivers a virtuoso collection of tender, witty, and soulful stories that expertly capture modern... (read more)

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Indian Killer
Indian Killer
by Sherman Alexie
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A murderer is stalking and scalping white men in Seattle. While this so-called Indian Killer terrorizes the city, its Native American population is thrown into turmoil. John Smith, an Indian adopted as a newborn baby into a white family, is increasingly... (read more)

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Roofwalker (02 Edition)
Roofwalker (02 Edition)
by Susan Power
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Roofwalker, made up of a unique combination of fiction and nonfiction, or "stories" and "histories," reveals the ways that native traditions and beliefs work in the lives of characters who live far from the reservation—and in the authors own life... (read more)

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The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky
The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky
by Kent Nerburn
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A haunting dream that will not relent pulls author Kent Nerburn back into the hidden world of Native America, where dreams have meaning, animals are teachers, and the “old ones” still have powers beyond our understanding. In this moving... (read more)

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Burning Fence: A Western Memoir of Fatherhood
Burning Fence: A Western Memoir of Fatherhood
by Craig Lesley
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A memoir of startling emotion and grace, Burning Fence is the story of the men in Craig Lesley's family: absent father, Rudell, tough stepfather, Vern, adopted son, Wade, and Craig Lesley himself. Their story is one of hardship, violence, and cautious... (read more)

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