Essays Tagged: "Spokane people"

Women characters in lone range

one Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, Sherman Alexie's short story collection about life on the Spokane Indian reservation, Alexie depicts characters that are world-wearied and heavy with 500 year ... the word. She would drive a hundred miles round-trip to visit tribal elders in the nursing homes in Spokane. When one of those elders died, Norma would weep violently, throw books and furniture." (p. ...

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Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry