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First Indian on the Moon

Alexie, Sherman

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ISBN 10: 1882413032 / ISBN 13: 9781882413034
Published by Hanging Loose Press, Brooklyn, 1993
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine in yellow cloth-covered boards. Issued without dust jacket. One of 500 hardcover copies in the first printing. Bookseller Inventory # b3451

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Title: First Indian on the Moon

Publisher: Hanging Loose Press, Brooklyn

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Issued without dust jacket.

Edition: First Edition.

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Poetry. Native American Studies. FIRST INDIAN ON THE MOON opens with the section "Influences": "where I have been/ most of my lives/ is where I'm going/--Lucille Clifton". The stories and poems of Sherman Alexie, an enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian from Wellpint, Washington, have appeared widely, in such publications as Caliban, Esquire, The World, Beloit Poetry Journal, Red Dirt, Zyzzyva and Story. Alexie has won a National Endowment for the Arts Writing Fellowship, and lives in Spokane. "These elegiac poems and stories will break your heart. Watch this guy. He's making myth"--Joy Harjo.

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Sherman Alexie's poems, fiction, essays and films have won him an international following since his first book, THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING, was published in 1992. SMOKE SIGNALS, the film he adapted from one of his short stories and co-produced, enlarged his audience still further. Alexie's awards include the Stranger Genius Award in Literature, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children's Literature in Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature as well as honors and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Foundation, and a citation as "One of 20 Best American Novelists Under the Age of 40" from Granta magazine. An enrolled Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, Alexie lives in Seattle with his wife and sons.

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