Part Time Indian
"When the holidays rolled around, we didn't have any money for presents, so dad did what he always does when we don't have enough money.He took what little money we had and ran away to get drunk"
"My dad's friend was shot and killed by one of his good friends Bobby, who was too drunk to even remember pulling the trigger. The police think Eugene and Bobby fought over the last drink in a bottle of wine."
"And you know what the worst is? The unhappy part?About 90% of deaths have been because of alcohol."
Alexie is trying to tell us that when people are reminded of heir situation in life it tends to lead to some negative decision the can effect them in a worse way.
Alexie is trying to tell us how much alcoholism is. and how it can take more lives than you realy relize.
Alexie is trying to tell us how unfortunate alcoholism is among Native Americans and how the effect of alcohol doesn't just effect the person drinking it also effect the love ones around them.
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