Sherman Alexie life and biography

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Sherman Alexie biography

Date of birth : 1966-10-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-05-12
Credited as : Novelist, The Business of Fancydancing, The Man Who Loves Salmon

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Sherman Alexie, Jr. is an American writer, poet, filmmaker and occasional comedian.

Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American. Two of Alexie's best known works are The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1994), a book of short stories and Smoke Signals, a film. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, a semi-autobiographical young adult novel, was his latest commercial success. He lives in Seattle, Washington.


Author of books:

I Would Steal Horses (1992, poetry)
The Business of Fancydancing (1992, poetry)
Old Shirts and New Skins (1993, poetry)
First Indian on the Moon (1993, poetry)
Seven Mourning Songs For the Cedar Flute I Have Yet to Learn to Play (1993, poetry)
The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1994, short stories)
Reservation Blues (1995, novel)
Water Flowing Home (1995, poetry)
Indian Killer (1996, novel)
The Summer of Black Widows (1996, poetry)
The Man Who Loves Salmon (1998, poetry)
The Toughest Indian in the World (2000, short stories)
One Stick Song (2000, poetry)
Ten Little Indians (2003, short stories)
Dangerous Astronomy (2005)
Face (2009), Hanging Loose Press (April 15, 2009)


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