Essay about The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fist

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“The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fist Fight In Heaven” delivers an entertaining, emotional perspective on the Spokane Tribe and the struggles all Native Americans face. This book is a sterling resource to everyone, not just anthropologists, students, and educators, because Native Americans still suffer from conflicts that everyone should be aware of, like poverty and humiliation. In reviewing this book, the author brings a narrative writing style consisting of multiple short stories that focus on daily lives of Native Americans, along with some descriptive writing style. The author, Sherman Alexie, is a brilliant source to write stories about the Spokane Tribe because he grew up on the Spokane Indian reservation. Being an Native American himself allows the author to relate well with the struggles Native Americans go through everyday. Sherman, being a brilliant source, created an excellent collection of short stories that became recognized when he received the PEN/Hemingway Award for Best First Book of Fiction for “The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven”. The organization of “The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven” is disordered consisting of multiple short stories that connect by same characters at times, but not the same story line. In the introduction of the book, Sherman provides information about his childhood that start to tie into his short stories in this book. Even though these stories are fiction, he uses his experience’s to help create these…

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