[Item #5517] The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition). Sherman Alexie.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (10th Anniversary Edition)

ISBN: 9780316504041
New York, NY: Little, Brown & Company, 2017. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Signed by Sherman Alexie. "Junior is a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Born with a variety of medical problems, he is picked on by everyone but his best friend, Rowdy. Determined to receive a good education, junior leaves the rez to attend an all-white school in the neighboring farm town, where the only other Indian is the school mascot. But despite being condemned as a traitor to his people, Junior attacks life with wit and humor and discovers a strength inside himself that he never knew existed...Now, ten years later, comes the anniversary edition of the beloved modern classic, with bonus content for readers of all ages to enjoy." (from front flap) The award-winning, very popular & acclaimed young adult novelized autobiographical narrative by Sherman Alexie (b. 1966), the great & prolific Native American prose writer & poet. First published in 2007, we offer the tenth anniversary edition of 2017 which features the original text & drawings by Ellen Forney (b. 1968), the acclaimed American cartoonist; along with special new content including a note from the author, an introduction by Jacqueline Woodson, photographs & theretofore-unpublished alternate chapter & sequel excerpt. Hardcover in unclipped dust jacket, first edition thus, first printing as indicated by number sequence on copyright page. On the title page, near lower right corner slightly overlapping with publisher's logo/information, Alexie has hand-written his signature in bold black felt-tip ink (somewhat abbreviated as shown in comparison to facsimile signature on front cover). An indeed "beloved modern classic" for young people & adults in an enriched collectible form. Book in very fine condition with only a touch of wear at edges & corners of front, back covers & spine; otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Dust jacket very fine with only light rubbing, faint scratching to front, back covers & spine; a bit of wear & a few tiny bumps, creases at edges & corners of same & flaps; mild rubbing to publisher's (or previous seller's?) vulgar silver disc with "Signed/ Copy" affixed to front cover which obscures upper toy figure (sorry, folks). Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #5517]

Price: $75.00

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