Sherman Alexie


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in Spokane, Washington, The United States
October 07, 1966

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Sherman J. Alexie, Jr., was born in October 1966. A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, he grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Wellpinit, WA, about 50 miles northwest of Spokane, WA. Alexie has published 18 books to date.
Alexie is an award-winning and prolific author and occasional comedian. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a modern Native American. Sherman's best known works include The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Smoke Signals, and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Sherman Alexie isn't a Goodreads Author (yet), but he does have a blog, so here are some recent posts imported from his feed.

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My new short short story "Fast" is online at The Stranger.


 


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“If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

“He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.”
Sherman Alexie, The Toughest Indian in the World

“Life is a constant struggle between being an individual and being a member of the community.”
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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