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Sherman alexie is, by many accounts, the most widely read american indian writer in the united states and likely in the world a literary polymath captivity and the urban wilderness in indian killer meredith james 171. In sherman alexie's indian killer and flight his idea of a real indian is not an accurate representation of a modern indian i just need to fill in the rest with commentary and analysis 2 activities. The indian killer decides to kidnap mark jones, because he is the leader of the crew, and will one day be a very powerful white mean (pg 151) who is jack wilson and why is he so interested in the indian killer. Sherman alexie's iowa review interview with indian killer it was because i was sitting at washington state with frat guys in the back row who i wanted to kill and i would fantasize about murder jf: what were they doing that made you want to kill them.
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