Blogs by Deborah Appleman
Tony is a tough guy. Real tough. For the life of me, I can’t imagine most of my students doing anything violent. They look innocent—young and fresh faced, and actually sweet. No kidding. Tony isn’t one of those guys. He looks mean. His eyes don’t smile, even when his mouth does. His hair is close-cropped,
Can we separate the art from the artist, the writer from his book? I confess. I still teach Sherman Alexie’s books.