The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fistfight In Heaven Summary

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Sherman Alexie was born in Spokane, Washington in 1966. He mostly writes about Native American literature, homer, and documentary fiction. He has writing over 21 books. He has won many awards as well including The Stranger Genius Award. His book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven was also made into a movie called Smoke Signals. It was made in 1998. He now lives in Seattle Washington. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven was a book composed of many short stories in it. For some, the character of Joseph would be the main character. Victor is the main character. The book starts off with him. It says how he is a little kid only 6 years old at the time watching two of his uncles in a fist fight and no one stopping them. He says how normal it is for Indians to fight, and for the most part no one cares as long as they don’t hurt anyone else. Then the book proceeds to talk about how close Victor got to his father because of Jimmy Hendricks. He believes that Jimmy Hendricks was the cause of his parents’ divorce. After his father left, Victor rarely saw him. Once he got the call that his father had passed away, he made any attempt to go pick up the few things his father had left behind. Out of all the stories in the book, it shows how much Native Americans still struggle in today world with family and the weight of doing well. The book mostly takes place in Spokane and Seattle Washington. Spokane is a city in eastern Washington State. The Spokane Indian
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