War dances /

A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying.

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Main Author: Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Grove Press, [2009]
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • "The Limited"
  • Breaking and entering
  • "Go, Ghost, Go"
  • Bird-watching at night
  • "After building the Lego 'Star Wars' Ultimate Death Star"
  • War dances
  • "The theology of reptiles"
  • Catechism
  • "Ode to small-town sweethearts"
  • The senator's son
  • "Another proclamation"
  • Invisible dog on a leash
  • "Home of the braves"
  • The ballad of Paul Nonetheless
  • "On airplanes"
  • Big bang theory
  • "Ode for pay phones"
  • Fearful symmetry
  • "Ode to mix tapes"
  • Roman Catholic haiku
  • "Looking glass"
  • Salt
  • "Food chain."