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War dances

Author: Sherman Alexie
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 9780802119193 0802119190 9780802144898 0802144896
OCLC Number: 436289590
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
"The Limited" -- Breaking and entering -- "Go, Ghost, Go" -- Bird-watching at night -- "After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star" -- War dances -- "The theology of reptiles" -- Catechism -- "Ode to small-town sweethearts" -- The senator's son -- "Another proclamation" -- Invisible dog on a leash -- "Home of the braves" -- The ballad of Paul Nonetheless -- "On airplanes" -- Big bang theory -- "Ode for pay phones" -- Fearful symmetry -- "Ode to mix tapes" -- Roman Catholic haiku -- "Looking glass" -- Salt -- "Food chain."
A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.
1st ed.
RD
Awards: PEN/Faulkner award, 2010.
Description: 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "The Limited" --
Breaking and entering --
"Go, Ghost, Go" --
Bird-watching at night --
"After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star" --
War dances --
"The theology of reptiles" --
Catechism --
"Ode to small-town sweethearts" --
The senator's son --
"Another proclamation" --
Invisible dog on a leash --
"Home of the braves" --
The ballad of Paul Nonetheless --
"On airplanes" --
Big bang theory --
"Ode for pay phones" --
Fearful symmetry --
"Ode to mix tapes" --
Roman Catholic haiku --
"Looking glass" --
Salt --
"Food chain."
Responsibility: by Sherman Alexie.
Local System Bib Number:
.b27348489

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Fresh off his National Book Award win, Alexie delivers a heartbreaking and hilarious collection of stories that explores the precarious balance between self-preservation and external responsibility  Read more...
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"Sherman Alexie is not a finicky writer. He is often messy and in-your-face in a way that can make you laugh (or shudder) when you least expect to... War Dances is Alexie's fiercely freewheeling Read more...

 
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