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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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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. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs. Questions of authenticity and identity abound.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 813 A384 (Text) 35178001279663 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 03/26/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0802120393 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780802120397 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 465 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from dust jacket.
Formatted Contents Note:
Cry cry cry -- Green world -- Scars -- The toughest Indian in the world -- War dances -- This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona -- Midnight basketball -- Idolatry -- Protest -- What ever happened to Frank Snake Church? -- The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven -- The approximate size of my favorite tumor -- Indian country -- Because my father always said he was the only Indian who saw Jimi Hendrix play "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock -- Scenes from a life -- Breakfast -- Night people -- Breaking and entering -- Do you know where I am? -- Indian education -- Gentrification -- Fame -- Faith -- Salt -- Assimilation -- Old growth -- Emigration -- The search engine -- The vow -- Basic training -- What you pawn I will redeem.
Summary, etc.:
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. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs. Questions of authenticity and identity abound.
Subject: Indians of North America > Fiction
Short stories, American

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