Blasphemy : [new and selected stories]
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- ISBN: 0802194060 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9780802194060 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource (viii, 465 pages)
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©2012.
- Distributor: [Berkeley, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West
|Formatted Contents Note:||Cry cry cry -- Green world -- Scars -- The toughest Indian in the world -- War dances -- This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona -- Midnight basketball -- Idolatry -- Protest -- What ever happened to Frank Snake Church? -- The Lone Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven -- The approximate size of my favorite tumor -- Indian country -- Because my father always said he was the only Indian who saw Jimi Hendrix play "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock -- Scenes from a life -- Breakfast -- Night people -- Breaking and entering -- Do you know where I am? -- Indian education -- Gentrification -- Fame -- Faith -- Salt -- Assimilation -- Old growth -- Emigration -- The search engine -- The vow -- Basic training -- What you pawn I will redeem.|
|Summary, etc.:||Combines fifteen of the author's classic short stories with fifteen new stories in an anthology that features tales involving donkey basketball leagues, lethal wind turbines, and marriage. In these comfort-zone-destroying tales, including the masterpiece, War Dances, characters grapple with racism, damaging stereotypes, poverty, alcoholism, diabetes, and the tragic loss of languages and customs. Questions of authenticity and identity abound.|
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|Subject:||Short stories, American
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