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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Prebound)

By Sherman Alexie, Ellen Forney (Illustrator)
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About the Author


A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Sherman J. Alexie, Jr. grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, WA. His first collection of short stories, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1993). For this collection, he received a PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction, and was awarded a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award. One of the short stories featured in the collection, "This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona," was later adapted into the film Smoke Signals (1998), which Alexie helped produce. Alexie was named one of Granta's Best of Young American Novelists and won the Before Columbus Foundation's American Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize for his first novel, Reservation Blues, published in 1995. His second novel, Indian Killer (1996), was named one of People's Best of Pages and a New York Times Notable Book. His most recent honors include the 2007 National Book Award in Young People's Literature for his young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Alexie's most recent publications are Flight, released in April 2007, and Radioactive Love Song, in April 2009.

Ellen Forney lives in Seattle, WA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781606860724
ISBN-10: 1606860720
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: March 2009
Pages: 230
Language: English