The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie; Ellen Forney (Illustrator)

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410404992, 301pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2008

Description
Based on the authors own experiences, this first young adult novel by bestselling author Alexie features poignant drawings by acclaimed artist Ellen Forney that reflect the characters art as it chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy attempting to break away from the life he was destined to live.


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.