Extra Indians

Extra Indians

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Baker & Taylor
"Every winter, Tommy Jack McMorsey makes the long haul from Texas to northern Minnesota to watch the meteor showers. One cold night, in a moment of kindness, Tommy picks up a deluded Japanese tourist determined to find the buried ransom money from the movie Fargo. When she dies of exposure in Tommy Jack's care, a media storm erupts, jarring loose pieces of Tommy Jack's past: the horrors of Vietnam, a love affair, and the suicide of his closest friend, Fred Howkowski" --Cover, p. 4.

Perseus Publishing
Every winter, Tommy Jack McMorsey watches the meteor showers in northern Minnesota. On the long haul from Texas to Minnesota, Tommy encounters a deluded Japanese tourist determined to find the buried ransom money from the movie Fargo. When the Japanese tourist dies of exposure in Tommy Jack’s care, a media storm erupts and sets off a series of journeys into Tommy Jack’s past as he remembers the horrors of Vietnam, a love affair, and the suicide of his closest friend, Fred Howkowski. Exploring with great insight and wit the ways images, stereotypes, and depictions intersect with, Extra Indians offers a powerful glimpse into contemporary Native American life.


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Tommy Jack finds his life turned upside down when a Japanese tourist dies while under his care in northern Minnesota.

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781571310798
Branch Call Number: Fiction Gansworth
Characteristics: 317 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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