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Sacred Smokes
by Theodore C. Van Alst




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Winner of the 2018 Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing from the Working-Class Studies Association
Selected for the Recommended Fiction Book List of the 2019 In the Margins Book Award

Growing up in a gang in the city can be dark. Growing up Native American in a gang in Chicago is a whole different story. This book takes a trip through that unexplored part of Indian Country, an intense journey that is full of surprises, shining a light on the interior lives of people whose intellectual and emotional concerns are often overlooked. This dark, compelling, occasionally inappropriate, and often hilarious linked story collection introduces a character who defies all stereotypes about urban life and Indians. He will be in readers' heads for a long time to come.

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Overview

Winner of the 2018 Tillie Olsen Award for Creative Writing from the Working-Class Studies Association
Selected for the Recommended Fiction Book List of the 2019 In the Margins Book Award

Growing up in a gang in the city can be dark. Growing up Native American in a gang in Chicago is a whole different story. This book takes a trip through that unexplored part of Indian Country, an intense journey that is full of surprises, shining a light on the interior lives of people whose intellectual and emotional concerns are often overlooked. This dark, compelling, occasionally inappropriate, and often hilarious linked story collection introduces a character who defies all stereotypes about urban life and Indians. He will be in readers' heads for a long time to come.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780826359902
  • ISBN-10: 0826359906
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publish Date: August 2018
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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