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War dances, by Sherman Alexie

Label
War dances
Title
War dances
Statement of responsibility
by Sherman Alexie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying
Summary
A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
PEN-Faulkner Award, 2010.
Awards note
PEN/Faulkner award, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
324112
Cataloging source
IEB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.L35774
LC item number
W37 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Indians of North America
  • Spokane Indians
  • Coeur d'Alene Indians
  • Authors
  • Fathers and sons
  • Terminally ill
  • Short stories
Target audience
adult
Label
War dances, by Sherman Alexie
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
"The Limited" -- Breaking and entering -- "Go, Ghost, Go" -- Bird-watching at night -- "After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star" -- War dances -- "The theology of reptiles" -- Catechism -- "Ode to small-town sweethearts" -- The senator's son -- "Another proclamation" -- Invisible dog on a leash -- "Home of the braves" -- The ballad of Paul Nonetheless -- "On airplanes" -- Big bang theory -- "Ode for pay phones" -- Fearful symmetry -- "Ode to mix tapes" -- Roman Catholic haiku -- "Looking glass" -- Salt -- "Food chain."
Control code
2011284414
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
209 p.
Isbn
9780802144898
Lccn
2011284414
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn436289590
Label
War dances, by Sherman Alexie
Publication
Contents
"The Limited" -- Breaking and entering -- "Go, Ghost, Go" -- Bird-watching at night -- "After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star" -- War dances -- "The theology of reptiles" -- Catechism -- "Ode to small-town sweethearts" -- The senator's son -- "Another proclamation" -- Invisible dog on a leash -- "Home of the braves" -- The ballad of Paul Nonetheless -- "On airplanes" -- Big bang theory -- "Ode for pay phones" -- Fearful symmetry -- "Ode to mix tapes" -- Roman Catholic haiku -- "Looking glass" -- Salt -- "Food chain."
Control code
2011284414
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
209 p.
Isbn
9780802144898
Lccn
2011284414
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn436289590

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