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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Ind (Hardcover) by Sherman Alexie

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About the Book



Based on the authors own experiences, this first young adult novel by bestselling author Alexie features poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney that reflect the characters art as it chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy attempting to break away from the life he was destined to live.



Book Synopsis



Bestselling author Sherman Alexie 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 rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live.

With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.



About The Author



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 citations. He lives in Seattle. Like Thunder Boy Jr., Sherman was named for his father.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.3 Inches (H) x 5.7 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: .8 Pounds
Suggested Age: 13-19 Years
Number of Pages: 229
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: School + Education, People + Places / United States / Native American
Publisher: Little, Brown & Co
Format: Hardcover
Author: Sherman Alexie
Language: English
Street Date: September 12, 2007
TCIN: 11827056
UPC: 9780316013680
Item Number (DPCI): 059-12-0276
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 8.5 inches length x 6 inches width x 0.75 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.8 pounds
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