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The Toughest Indian in the World

Alexie, Sherman

ISBN 10: 0871138018 / ISBN 13: 9780871138019
Editorial: Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, New York, 2000
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Casa Camino Real (Las Cruces, NM, Estados Unidos de America)

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#172 of a limited edition of 250 copies, this beautiful and pristine slip cased book is signed by Native American writer, Sherman Alexie. The short story collection is a look at contemporary Native American culture from a Master Storyteller. Inventory #000138 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 000138

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Título: The Toughest Indian in the World

Editorial: Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, New York

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: Original Cloth

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition..

Tipo de libro: Hard Cover

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Book by Alexie Sherman

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A beloved American writer whose books are championed by critics and readers alike, Sherman Alexie has been hailed by Time as "one of the better new novelists, Indian or otherwise". Now his acclaimed new collection, The Toughest Indian in the World, which received universal praise in hardcover, is available in paperback.In these stories, we meet the kind of American Indians we rarely see in literature -- the kind who pay their bills, hold down jobs, fall in and out of love. A Spokane Indian journalist transplanted from the reservation to the city picks up a hitchhiker, a Lummi boxer looking to take on the toughest Indian in the world. A Spokane son waits for his diabetic father to come home from the hospital, tossing out the Hershey Kisses the father has hidden all over the house. An estranged interracial couple, separated in the midst of a traffic accident, rediscover their love for each other. A white drifter holds up an International House of Pancakes, demanding a dollar per customer and someone to love, and emerges with $42 and an overweight Indian he dubs Salmon Boy. Sherman Alexie's voice is one of remarkable passion, and these stories are love stories -- between parents and children, white people and Indians, movie stars and ordinary people. Witty, tender, and fierce, The Toughest Indian in the World is a virtuoso performance by one of the country's finest writers.

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Casa Camino Real is a book store based in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 42 miles from the Mexican Border. We sell new, used,first edition and out of print books in many languages. We also serve as a Community Resource and Archival Center serving audiences of all ages. We are in the process of creating Museo de La Gente, an arts residency center, a resource library, a workshop & exhibit space as well as a venue for multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-ethnic literary, literacy, music and arts events for audiences of all ages and backgrounds in the borderland corridor. We host year-long workshops, readings, panels and arts events for the borderland, national and international community. We believe we can heal the world, one book, one cup of coffee, and one story at a time. In addition to books, we sell folk art, Mexican lobby cards and posters, vintage vinyl and cultural memorabilia in our historic adobe dating from the 1850s.

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