"The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven"
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[in his book The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian] Gordie, the white boy genius, gave me this book by a Russian dude named Tolstoy, who wrote, 'Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.' Well, I hate to argue with a Russian genius, but Tolstoy didn't know Indians, and he didn't know that all Indian families are unhappy for the same exact reasons: the...
Won the 2007 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for his first young adult novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.