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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

This is one of Alexie’s first publishing successes. It is a collection of inter-connected short stories. There are several recurring characters, though each story can easily stand alone. The stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - MzzColby - LibraryThing

A story collection of interconnected tales focusing of many of Alexie’s memorable characters from his novels, this sometimes charming, sometimes depressing book gives insight into the desolate ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

Full of beautiful and haunting imagery that serves to punctuate the stories of Native Americans which are more often ignored than noticed. Occasional bouts of laughter are mixed with sad truths. Alexie's work is marked by flowing realism. Here is a book that should not be ignored. Read full review

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User Review  - Phil-James - LibraryThing

I've read Sherman Alexie before, but this is going back in his writing history. It shows; the stories are more raw, which can be a good thing but also leaves plenty undone. The pain of poverty and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ceilidhann - LibraryThing

Love love love Sherman Alexie and the way he tells stories about the power of words. Great mix of black comedy and heart-wrenching, but never cloying, social commentary. Highly recommend his work if you've never read it before. Read full review

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User Review  - cathyskye - LibraryThing

First Line: Although it was winter, the nearest ocean four hundred miles away, and the Tribal Weatherman asleep because of boredom, a hurricane dropped from the sky in 1976 and fell so hard on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - bsafarik - LibraryThing

These short stories are a mixture of tragedy, comedy, and very definitely, realism. They are a poignant look into the Native American culture that has been decimated by modern life and the loss of ... Read full review

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User Review  - kgib - LibraryThing

Like the character of Thomas the best. Read full review

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User Review  - mpho3 - LibraryThing

Bittersweet, often funny, vignettes about the harsh realities of life on the res. Read full review

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User Review  - poultry4 - Overstock.com

Entertaining fiction about modern Native Americans. If you like the movie SmokeSignals you will enjoy this book. Read full review


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