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User Review  - RandyMetcalfe - LibraryThing

The tone of these twenty-four stories is so consistent, with characters appearing in multiple stories, that it reads more like one long story with the protagonist switching from one character to ... Read full review

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User Review  - JasonBrownPDX - LibraryThing

Sherman Alexie grew up on the Spoke Indian Reservation in Wellpinit Washington, near Spokane. He has written nearly 20 books of fiction, poetry, short stories, and has had a couple films made based on ... Read full review

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User Review  - KimKimpton - LibraryThing

I feel that this book had more to offer than what I could get out of it. There were things I definitely did not grasp fully. A definite reread. Read full review

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User Review  - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie was originally published in 1993 and the version I read was issued to celebrate it’s first 20 years. It includes an introduction by e ... Read full review

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User Review  - MelanieTid - LibraryThing

I read this for my American Indian History class (in college) and I liked it a lot. It was funny, sad, and moving in the way that Alexie always manages perfectly. It was a great collection of short stories that tells stories of a young boy, Victor, who lives on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Read full review

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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  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven contains a collection of short stories that are interconnected, all taking place on the same reservation and with various characters reappearing in ... 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  - JWarren42 - LibraryThing

Many of the stories are beautiful and a few hauntingly so. Unfortunately, as with all short story collections, some of the stories aren't all that good. Still, the number of good ones is larger than those that aren't, and there are a few that are more than just good. Recommended. 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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