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Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie

Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. is a poet, writer, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry of several tribes, growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Some of his best known works are The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, a book of short stories, and Smoke Signals, a film of his screenplay based on that collection. His first novel, Reservation Blues, received one of the fifteen 1996 American Book Awards. His first young adult novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, is a semi-autobiographical novel that won the 2007 U.S. National Book Award for Young People's ... more on Wikipedia

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