The Question and Answer section for The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This is a collection of short stories so it depends on which one you are referring to.
Check out the analysis section in the GradeSaver link below:
Victor's name is a metaphor for winner. This is ironic because his experiences mark him as anything other than a winner.