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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

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What is the most important lesson that Junior learns during the course of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian?

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In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, the protagonist Junior (Arnold Spirit) learns that his identity is worth fighting for.  Throughout the novel, Junior has to battle with "monsters" who stand in his way:  poverty and alchoholism on the Spokane Indian reservation, poor education, the abuse of his best friend...

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