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Sherman Alexie

Sherman AlexieAKA Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr.

Born: 7-Oct-1966
Birthplace: Spokane, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Business of Fancydancing

Wife: Diane Tomhave (two children)

    High School: Reardan High School
    University: Gonzaga University, Spokane (transferred)
    University: Washington State University

    PEN/Faulkner Award 2010:for War Dances
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    The Business of Fancydancing (14-Jan-2002)

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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)
War Dances (2009, novel)

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