The heartbreakingly funny semi-autobiographical story of an American Indian boy who manages to leave the reservation despite overwhelming odds. Over 1.5 million copies sold.
Sherman Alexie is the author of Reservation Blues, Indian Killer, and The Toughest Indian in the World. His books have earned him a citation from the PEN Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction, the Before Columbus Foundation's America Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize.
"A gem of a book . . . may be Sherman Alexie's best work yet" * New
York Times *
"It's humane, authentic and, most of all, it speaks" * Guardian *
"Funny, frank and engaging" * Evening Standard *
"A remarkable tale that is sure to resonate and lift spirits of all ages to come" * USA Today *
"Emotionally spring-loaded, linguistically gymnastic and devastatingly funny" * San Francisco Bay Guardian *