First Indian on the Moon

First Indian on the Moon

Book - 1993
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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.
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Hanging Loose Press, c1993
ISBN: 9781882413027
1882413024
9781882413034
1882413032
Branch Call Number: R- 810.9897 A384f 1993b
Characteristics: 116 p. ; 23 cm

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Working from a carefully developed understanding of his place in an oppressed culture, he focuses on the need to tear down obstacles before nature tears them down.


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