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Understanding Sherman Alexie

Daniel Grassian

Understanding Sherman Alexie

by Daniel Grassian

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Published by University of South Carolina Press in Columbia, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexie, Sherman, -- 1966- -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Indians in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-206) and index.

    StatementDaniel Grassian.
    SeriesUnderstanding contemporary American literature, Understanding contemporary American literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.L35774 Z67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17745206M
    ISBN 101570035717
    LC Control Number2004019058
    OCLC/WorldCa56324598

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    Summary Chapter Zits finds himself alone in a small airplane, flying “below a ceiling of clouds and above the ocean” (). At peace with himself, Zits hopes he is in Heaven, and thinks that all the world is connected. As he recalls his two occasions of flying in the past, Zits thinks of his mother, of a photograph his father once took of her sitting inside a jet. 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.

    The Joy Of Reading And Writing: Superman And Me, By Sherman Alexie. understand the complete impact literacy has. By reading the essays “Learning to Read and Write: Superman and Me”, by Sherman Alexie and “Learning to Read”, by Malcolm X I have gained a . A National Book Award-winning author, poet, and filmmaker, Sherman Alexie is one of the most well-known and beloved literary writers of his generation. His works of fiction, including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Reservation Blues, and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, have received numerous awards and lives in Seattle.


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