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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


In his first book for young adults, bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.572

Good read all the way through

by DustinK on Oct 28, 2011

Review of "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" This book is great for all kinds of reasons. Reading this book made me interested in other books by the author Sherman Alexie. The thing I liked most about the book is the whole time I was reading it I was very eager to find out what happens ... More


good message

by cdilillo on May 7, 2010

It had a great message but certainly geared toward a younger generation. More


Great book for adults and young readers

by Xtine on Jan 31, 2009

I bought copies of this for all my nieces and nephews for xmas this year, on our native and non-native sides of the family. They all loved it. I bought it for a few adults too--they were already fans of Alexie from LONE RANGER AND TONTO FISTFIGHT IN HEAVEN and RESERVATION BLUES (both brilliant, ... More


Carry On Literature

by nomoremister on Nov 13, 2008

Alexie offers a silly and teary boyhood tale at a ninth grade reading level with a few jokes that hit below the belt. This book can satisfy your need for a quick dose of standup y/a literature with cute drawings, perfect for that two hour flight to Denver. More


Heart-breaking and Triumphant

by SeldomSeen on Apr 23, 2008

Mr. Alexie pulls no punches in this heart-breaking and moving coming-of-age story. Arnold Spirit, a young Spokane Indian, is one of the most vivid, tragic yet ultimately redemptive young characters since Huckleberry Finn. Like Huck, Arnold is born of poverty and tragedy and, as a rez Indian, he gets ... More

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