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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

By Sherman Alexie

The heartbreakingly funny semi-autobiographical story of an American Indian boy who manages to leave the reservation despite overwhelming odds. Over 1.5 million copies sold.

An all-new edition of the tragicomic smash hit which stormed the New York Times bestseller charts, now featuring an introduction from Markus Zusak. In his first book for young adults, Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. This heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written tale, featuring poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, is based on the author's own experiences. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy. 'Excellent in every way' Neil Gaiman Illustrated in a contemporary cartoon style by Ellen Forney.

  • Over 1.5 million copies sold in the US alone.
  • All-new edition features an introduction from Markus Zusak, a bold new cover and neon page edges.
  • Illustrations by Ellen Forney, perfect for the reader looking to move on from Wimpy Kid.

About the author

Sherman Alexie is the Author Biography of Reservation Blues, Indian Killer, and The Toughest Indian in the World. His books have earned him a citation from the PEN Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction, the Before Columbus Foundation's America Book Award and the Murray Morgan Prize.

ISBN: 9781783442010
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 29, 2015
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 272pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $22.00
Stock Level: In Stock

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