Sunday, August 9, 2009
Search: sherman alexie
Why: Today I read his story "War Dances" in The New Yorker. It's a lot to do with his being Native American (except he says "Indian").
Answer: Here he is:
Source: Google Images
The More You Know: Like the character in the story, Alexie is a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian and was born with hydrocephalus. Though he suffered seizures as a child, he beat the odds and never developed mental retardation.