The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven
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Walter, Jess, 1965- writer of prologue.
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Central - Adult Fiction - 1st Floor
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Book
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xxviii, 242 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English

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"With a new prologue"--Cover
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Includes a reading group guide
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"Prologue ©2013 by Jess Walter and Sherman Alexie."--Title page verso
Description
In his darkly comic short story collection, the author 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-four interlinked tales are narrated by characters raised on humiliation and government-issue cheese, yet filled with passion and affection, myth and dream. There is Victor, who as a nine-year-old crawled between his unconscious parents hoping that the alcohol seeping through their skins might help him sleep; Thomas Builds-the-Fire, who tells his stories long after people stop listening; and Jimmy Many Horses, dying of cancer, who writes letters on stationary that reads "From the Death Bed of Jimmy Many Horses III," even though he actually writes them on his kitchen table. Against a backdrop of alcohol, car accidents, laughter, and basketball, Alexie depicts the distances between Indians and whites, reservation Indians and urban Indians, men and women, and most poetically, between modern Indians and the traditions of the past
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,High School,7.9,13,Quiz: 19835,Guided reading level: NR

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Alexie, S., & Walter, J. (2013). The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven (Twentieth anniversary edition.). Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, 1966- and Jess Walter. 2013. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Grove Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, 1966- and Jess Walter. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Grove Press, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Alexie, Sherman, and Jess Walter. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Twentieth anniversary edition., Grove Press, 2013.

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