Flight: A Novel

Flight: A Novel

Sherman Alexie


The best-selling writer of a number of award-winning books returns along with his first novel in ten years, a robust, speedy and well timed tale of a afflicted foster teenager — a boy who's no longer a “legal” Indian simply because he was once by no means claimed via his father — who learns the real that means of terror. approximately to dedicate a devastating act, the younger guy unearths himself shot again via time on a surprising sojourn via moments of violence in American historical past. He resurfaces within the kind of an FBI agent throughout the civil rights period, inhabits the physique of an Indian baby in the course of the conflict at Little monstrous Horn, after which rides with an Indian tracker within the nineteenth Century earlier than materializing as an airline pilot jetting in the course of the skies this day. while ultimately, blessedly, our younger warrior involves relaxation back in his personal modern physique, he's mightily remodeled by way of all he’s noticeable. this can be Sherman Alexie at his so much brilliant — making us snicker whereas breaking our hearts. concurrently wrenching and deeply funny, thoroughly modern but steeped in American historical past, Flight is irrepressible, fearless, and back, groundbreaking Alexie.

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