The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie; Ellen Forney (Illustrator)

Turtleback Books, Prebound, 9780606072960, 230pp.

Publication Date: April 2009

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.

About the Author
Sherman Alexie, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, is a poet, short story writer, novelist, and performer. His twenty-four books include"What I've Stolen, What I've Earned", poetry, "Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories", and"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, "a novel. Alexie has been an urban Indian since 1994 and lives in Seattle with his family.

Ellen Forney lives in Seattle, WA.