The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven , and: Shadow Hunter , and: Love and Friendship , and: The Rest of Life , and: Their Ancient Glittering Eyes , and: Crossings: A White Man's Journey into Black America , and: The Blindfold , and: Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World , and: This Savage Race , and: Pigs in Heaven , and: Brightness Falls , and: The God of Indeterminacy , and: The Laws , and: Heisenberg's War: The Secret History of the German Bomb , and: Cock and Bull , and: Pleading Guilty , and: Not Where I Started From , and: Afghan Tales (review)

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven , and: Shadow Hunter , and: Love and Friendship ,... ?? ~V»=- emems *~ T/te Ione Ranger and Tonto Fistfìght in Heaven by Sherman Alexie Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993, 240 pp., $21 Sherman Alexie, one of the sec- and endurance. As Victor, perhaps the one "real" protagonist, says, magic." "That's how I do this life sometimes by making the ordinary just like Shadow Hunter ond generation of Native American novelists and poets, has written a by WiU Baker Pocket Books, 1993, 373 pp., $21 Begun as an object lesson for writing students hooked on hi-tech book you wish would never end. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, his first novel, is a story about life on and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. The SF, dark-world fantasy, and politi- characters, like Thomas Builds-theFire, an outcast medicine man who become as real to us as the one Alexie tells about his main char- co-conspiracy thrillers, Will Baker's most recent novel quickly outstrips is 2132 and nature is a museum cannot keep silent, tell stories that the conventions of genre and moves into the dark and fertile places of uninhibited imagination. The year acters. We find ourselves spinning round and round in a world made of piece, confined to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Missouri Review University of Missouri

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven , and: Shadow Hunter , and: Love and Friendship , and: The Rest of Life , and: Their Ancient Glittering Eyes , and: Crossings: A White Man's Journey into Black America , and: The Blindfold , and: Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World , and: This Savage Race , and: Pigs in Heaven , and: Brightness Falls , and: The God of Indeterminacy , and: The Laws , and: Heisenberg's War: The Secret History of the German Bomb , and: Cock and Bull , and: Pleading Guilty , and: Not Where I Started From , and: Afghan Tales (review)

The Missouri Review, Volume 16 (3) – Oct 5, 1993

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?? ~V»=- emems *~ T/te Ione Ranger and Tonto Fistfìght in Heaven by Sherman Alexie Atlantic Monthly Press, 1993, 240 pp., $21 Sherman Alexie, one of the sec- and endurance. As Victor, perhaps the one "real" protagonist, says, magic." "That's how I do this life sometimes by making the ordinary just like Shadow Hunter ond generation of Native American novelists and poets, has written a by WiU Baker Pocket Books, 1993, 373 pp., $21 Begun as an object lesson for writing students hooked on hi-tech book you wish would never end. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, his first novel, is a story about life on and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. The SF, dark-world fantasy, and politi- characters, like Thomas Builds-theFire, an outcast medicine man who become as real to us as the one Alexie tells about his main char- co-conspiracy thrillers, Will Baker's most recent novel quickly outstrips is 2132 and nature is a museum cannot keep silent, tell stories that the conventions of genre and moves into the dark and fertile places of uninhibited imagination. The year acters. We find ourselves spinning round and round in a world made of piece, confined to

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