The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 10th Anniversary Edition Lib/E
Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm tow... read full description below.
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||18 June 2019 by Little, Brown Book Group
||Read by Alexie, Sherman
||Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 18 Jun 2019
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Sherman Alexie, in his first book for young adults, tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the reservation to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, beautifully written, and semi-autobiographical, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will continue to make a lasting impression for many years to come. Bonus content to include an author's note, deleted scenes, and more!
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||Younger teens looking for the strength to lift themselves out of rough situations would do well to start here. -- Booklist Sure to resonate and lift spirits of all ages for years to come. -- USA Today
Sherman Alexie is a poet, short-story writer, novelist, and performer. He is a winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, he grew up in Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation, and has been an urban Indian since 1994.