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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (20th Anniversary Edition) - Sherman Alexie
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (20th Anniversary Edition)
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00CIWZ7ME
Publisher: Grove Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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AmySea
AmySea rated it
2.0 The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven / by Sherman Alexie
It really isn't fair of me to rate or review this book, because it is very clearly not written for me. It's like asking your 100 year old grandmother to review a Metallica concert. Like asking your six year old to review sashimi. Like asking your husband to rate the pain of childbirth. Like aski...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
I feel mixed about this book, which is a collection of 22 connected short stories, some in first and some in third person. The book was on a list of recommended literary fiction. Picking it up, I realized that though I've read many a book by African Americans, several assigned in school, I couldn't ...
travelin
travelin rated it
4.0 The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
The other members of the library book club were quite white with prim, stiff-lipped disapproval because of Alexie's portrayal of whites in the book, but stereotypes are possibly what made the odd assortment of characters believable.
more focus, miss mori
more focus, miss mori rated it
4.0 The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Plot? What plot?But actually, these stories were poetic/depressing/dark/scary/quintessentially Sherman Alexie.They're also kind of the definition of post-modernism..! I'm so glad I learn stuff in English class.
SJane
SJane rated it
I thought the introduction to this was charming but the stories were just so-so. The "likeable loser" is a familiar protagonist in fiction that needs something more to sell well, and I didn't think being a Native American was in itself enough to do that.
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