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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
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Absolutely fantastic book!! I wish I would have read it sooner. This book makes me proud to be Indian, even if it isn't that much. :)
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Quotes Jessica Liked

Sherman Alexie
“We Indians really should be better liars, considering how often we've been lied to.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie
“Rowdy fought everybody.
He fought boys and girls.
Men and women.
He fought stray dogs.
Hell, he fought the weather.
He'd throw wild punches at rain.
Honestly.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie
“It was lunchtime and I was standing outside by the weird sculpture that was supposed to be an Indian. I was studying the sky like I was an astronomer, except it was daytime and I didn't have a telescope, so I was just an idiot.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie
“Those Montana Indians were so tough that white people were scared of them.
Can you imagine a place where white people are scared of Indians and not the other way around?
That's Montana.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie
“That's one more thing people don't know about Indians: We love to talk dirty.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Sherman Alexie
“I didn't know what to say to her. What do you say to people when they ask how it feels to lose everything? When every planet in your solar system has exploded?”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


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36.0% "I wish I would have read this book sooner!"
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59.0% "This book makes me proud to be Native American."
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