Short stories by Sherman Alexie.
Winner of the PEN Faulkner and National Book Award, Sherman Alexie is a poet, writer, and filmmaker. He's the author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, the beloved classic that has sold millions of copies worldwide. His most recent book is You Dont Have to Say You Love Me, a memoir. He's an enrolled member of the Spokane Tribe of Indians and was raised in Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation. He lives with his family in Seattle.
Listing 4 stories.
A Native American ex-convict finally lands a job at a doughnut shop, but a betrayal by a co-worker leads him to consider whether or not the job is worth the discrimination.
After his uncle goes missing, a young Coeur d'Alene Native American convinces his mom to hold a funeral. He reflects on all the family members he has lost and on their proximity to violence inflicted by the US government that is often viewed as past.
After a Native American man learns that his father has died in Phoenix, an estranged childhood friend and current social outcast offers him the money he needs to fly there from the reservation to make arrangements and collect his small inheritance. But there's one stipulation: he has to bring the outcast with him.
A homeless Native American man goes on a journey to get one thousand dollars in order to buy back his grandma's regalia.