Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780802119193

War Dances

Alexie, Sherman Author

3.92 avg rating
( 4,250 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
Image Not Available

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 personal worlds as they transform beyond return. In the title story, a famous writer must decide how to care for his distant father who is slowly dying a “natural Indian death” from alcohol and diabetes, just as he learns that he himself may have a brain tumor. Alexie dissects a vintage-clothing store owner’s failing marriage and his courtship of a married photographer in various airports across the country; what happens when a politician’s son commits a hate crime; and how a young boy discovers his self-worth while writing obituaries for his local newspaper. Brazen and wise, War Dances takes us to the heart of what it means to be human. This provocative new work is Alexie at the height of his powers.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 3.45

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove Press
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0802119190 New, Perfect Condition. Ships within 24 hours and all purchases are guaranteed or your money back. Bookseller Inventory # C9.0044898

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove. 1 Cloth(s) (2009)
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Daedalus Books
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove. 1 Cloth(s), 2009. hard. Book Condition: New. (2010 PEN/Faulkner Award Winner) The winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award, the American Book Award, and the National Book Award, Sherman Alexie presents this heartbreaking, hilarious collection of stories exploring the precarious balance between self-preservation and responsibility—to art, family, and the world at large. In the title story, a famous writer must decide how to care for his distant father who is slowly dying a "natural Indian death" from alcohol and diabetes, just as he learns that he himself may have a brain tumor. Alexie dissects the failing marriage of a vintage clothing storeowner, and his courtship of a married photographer in various airports across the country; what happens when a politician's son commits a hate crime; and how a boy discovers his self-worth while writing obituaries for his local newspaper."Alexie has a wry, subversive sensibility. The structure [of this book] is sophisticated yet playful, a subtle way to bring lightness to heavy topics such as senility, bigotry, cancer, and loneliness . a mix tape of a book, with many voices, pieces of different length, shifting rhythms, an evolving story."—LATimes 209. Bookseller Inventory # 32469

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 3.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove Press, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 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 personal worlds as they transform beyond return. In the title story, a famous writer must decide how to care for his distant father who is slowly dying a "natural Indian death" from alcohol and diabetes, just as he learns that he himself may have a brain tumor. Alexie dissects a vintage-clothing store owner's failing marriage and his courtship of a married photographer in various airports across the country; what happens when a politician's son commits a hate crime; and how a young boy discovers his self-worth while writing obituaries for his local newspaper. Brazen and wise, War Dances takes us to the heart of what it means to be human. This provocative new work is Alexie at the height of his powers. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0802119190

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.48
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove Press
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ExtremelyReliable
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. First Edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0802119190

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Alexie, Sherman Author
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97808021191931.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove Press / Atlantic Monthly Press, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 256 pages. 8.75x5.50x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0802119190

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 41.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.13
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove (2009)
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover First Edition Signed Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Dan Pope Books
(West Hartford, CT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. New York: Grove (2009). First edition. First printing. Hardbound. New/New. Very Fine/Very Fine in all respects. A pristine unread copy. Comes with mylar jacket protector. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on the title page. Shipped in well padded box. Purchased new and opened only for signature. Smoke free. Wiiner, 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction. 0.0. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 04-2011-13

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 55.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Alexie, Sherman Author
Published by Grove Press
ISBN 10: 0802119190 ISBN 13: 9780802119193
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(MIAMI SHORES, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Grove Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110802119190

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 64.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds