In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, what issues does Junior deal with on the reservation?

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In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian , Junior deals with a host of issues on his reservation including alcohol abuse, poverty, death, and lost hope.  In response to poor living conditions on the reservation, many people resort to alcohol, and their use becomes abuse.  Even Junior's father has a problem with alcohol abuse, and Junior sees the way alcohol negatively affects his father...

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