Flight: A Novel Summary
Alexie, Sherman

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Flight: A Novel Overview

In Sherman Alexie's magical realism novel, "Flight," an emotionally neglected 15-year-old boy who goes by Zits has already entered a life of crime after being orphaned and then abused by the foster care system. Suddenly, when Zits is primed to commit his most violent crime yet, he is inexplicably transported into the minds and bodies of several different figures throughout history, and he begins to see the uselessness of violence.