The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he thought he was destined to live.


The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Alexie's YA debut, released in hardcover to instant success, recieving seven starred reviews, hitting numerous bestseller lists, and winning the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Title The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Author Sherman Alexie
Publisher Little, Brown Young Readers
Title First Published 01 April 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 288 p.
ISBN-10 0316013692
ISBN-13 9780316013697
Publication Date 01 April 2009
Main content page count 288
Weight 16 oz.
 


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