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GCC Reads- The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

GCC Reads Contacts

Heather Merrill

Office Number: 07-113


Phone number: (623) 845-3768


Cindy Ortega

Office Number: 05-132


Phone number: (623) 845-4846


Sean O’Brien

Office Number: L-127


Phone number: (623) 845-3120


Pamela Gautier

Office Number: L-120


Phone Number: (623) 845-3425

Guide Created by Pam Gautier

Getting Started

Welcome to the GCC Reads- The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Research Guide!  This guide is meant to help book groups and is divided into several main parts, which can be found through the left navigator options:

  • Getting Started -- This tab contains a book trailer and other information to get your group started.
  • Discussion -- This tab will provide information on possible questions/topics for the group. 
  • Find Other Alexie Books -- This tab gives the author biography and lists other Sherman Alexie at GCC Library.
  • Other Resources -- This tab contains the Spokane Tribal history; PBS Primary sources on one Alexie novel, American Indian Boarding Schools,the American Indian Movement; and related articles.
  • Banned Book Controversy: This tab contains an interview with Alexie on censorship and related articles.


Spokane Reservation (ancestral and current)

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