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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


By: alexie, sherman

Alexie's National Book Award winner chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he thought he was destined to live. Includes poignant drawings that reflect the character's art.

Audience Type:Adults

Publisher:LITTLE, BROWN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS

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Publish Date: 04/01/2009

Binding:Paperback

availability: In stock

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.

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published Date: 04/01/2009
Binding: Paperback
Audience Type: Adults
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: Length: 8.10, Width: 5.40, Height: 0.80
Weight: 0.50