Over the course of his prolific 20-year
writing career, Sherman Alexie has given us a view into the modern
American-Indian experience through favorites such as The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven and
The first time I read a Sherman Alexie book, I was in my second year of college. We were looking at his book, Indian Killer, which somehow managed to touch on about a hundred different topics at once. A professor with a sconce of Indian blood in his body writes half-baked Indian novels. An adopted Indian attempts to come to terms with his white parents while working on skyscrapers in downtown Se...