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PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book
Fresh off his National Book Award win, Alexie delivers a heartbreaking, hilarious collection of stories that explores the precarious balance between self-preservation and external responsibility in art, family, and the world at large. With unparalleled insight into the minds of artists, laborers, fathers, husbands, and sons, Alexie populates his stories with ordinary men on the brink of exceptional change. In a bicoastal journey through the consequences of both simple and monumental life choices, Alexie introduces us to personal worlds as they transform beyond return. In the title story, a famous writer must decide how to care for his distant father who is slowly dying a 'natural Indian death' from alcohol and diabetes, just as he learns that he himself may have a brain tumor. Alexie dissects a vintage-clothing store owner's failing marriage and his courtship of a married photographer in various airports across the country; what happens when a politician's son commits a hate crime; and how a young boy discovers his self-worth while writing obituaries for his local newspaper. Brazen and wise, War Dances takes us to the heart of what it means to be human. This provocative new work is Alexie at the height of his powers.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2010 : USA Library Binding
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 0-606-39379-X / 978-0-606-39379-9 (USA edition)
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October 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 0-8021-1919-0 / 978-0-8021-1919-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Paperback Editions

August 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 0-8021-4489-6 / 978-0-8021-4489-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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Audio Editions

January 2010 : USA Audio edition
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
Publisher: Recorded Books
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January 2010 : USA Audio CD
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
ISBN: 1-4407-7931-7 / 978-1-4407-7931-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: War Dances
Author(s): Sherman Alexie
Publisher: Open Road Media
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