On the telly,
The British man wonders,
“Why did the Roanoke settlers disappear?
And what tore them asunder?”
I must protest.
The settlers are not gone. They’re here.
In my belly.
Sherman Alexie is the author of twenty-two books, including The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, winner of the 2007 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, War Dances, winner of the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award, and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, a PEN/Hemingway Special Citation winner.
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