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  • War Dances

  • By: Sherman Alexie
  • Narrated by: Sherman Alexie
  • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203

As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views - until he becomes the target of media distortion.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible talent

  • By Kim on 07-01-13

Excellent story telling, both subject and narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-17-13

I have read several of Sherman Alexie's books now, half by audio book. I think i may have first heard about his work after seeing the movie Smoke Signals--still a favorite of mine. Even in his full length stories he tells his stories in vignettes, chapters or woven together short stories. I liked this short story collection, each as mesmerizing as the one before. Cannot beat Sherman's voice either.