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War Dances

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  • War Dances (Grove Press) – Hardcover (2009)
    by Sherman Alexie

    War Dances

    Hardcover, Grove Press
    2009
    English
    209 pages

    ISBN: 0802119190
    ISBN-13: 9780802119193

    Fresh off his National Book Award win, Alexie delivers a heartbreaking, hilarious collection of stories that explores the precarious balance between self-preservation and external responsibility in art, family, and the world at large. With unparalleled insight into the minds of artists, laborers, fathers, husbands, and sons, Alexie populates his stories with ordinary men on the brink of exceptional change. In a bicoastal journey through the consequences of both simple and monumental life choices, Alexie introduces us to ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
Ellyb

Always angry, always humorous

by Ellyb on Aug 8, 2011

Alexie certainly has a fallback type for his characters; angry and funny. While I recognize that this is a recurring pattern, I still respond to these characters. Perhaps I am his ideal reader, identifying with every manifestation of witty/pissed off narrator he offers up. But it may also be because of his plain yet pointed style of prose, which is just so effortlessly readable. I think he could tell any story about any person and I would just drink it in. Many of the characters in War Dances fit this pattern, and it might become a little wearing for those who do not automatically respond to that type of narrative voice. However, he is a keen observer of human nature. I think his ability to put his finger on the source of these characters' anger is what makes him so worth reading.

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