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Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Joe Wittwer - Goodreads

A well written, depressing look at life on the reservation. Hard to read...but glad I did. Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

An interesting book that gives you a good impression of the difficulties Native Americans face in today's world and how they (try to) hold onto their values and traditions in it. Call me dumb but it ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Gah. Alexie is hard to read sometimes. Reminds me of my childhood a lot of the times. Very poetic/honest which is just hard to read sometimes... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Dara Salley - Goodreads

The main charm of this novel is its insight into Native American culture. It's not the romanticized Native American past, but the modern (1970-1980) gritty reality of life on an Indian reservation. It ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Jonathan - Goodreads

I'm really glad i read this book, but i have to admit, it frustrated me for awhile, which is probably why it took so long to read. I think part of it had to do with the repetitiveness of the themes in ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Marit - Goodreads

Alexie's first major literary accomplishment waxes and wanes in its power and comprehensibility. The pathos of each story never falters, each one packing an emotional punch. The tragedy of the various ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I read "This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" for film and fiction. It was odd. Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Howard - Goodreads

This is a collection of related short stories of life on the Spokane Indian reservation in Washington state. There is a lot of drinking, dancing, and driving. The characters in the stories long for ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

Last year I read The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Its targeted audience is teenagers and young adults, which I am not (have not been for several decades), but I ... Read full review

Review: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

User Review  - Lostinanovel - Goodreads

Wonderful voice, funny, sad, frustrating and honest. While a work of fiction, I sense that Alexie is a poet who is sharing his soul (and life experience) with us. Read full review


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