Evelina harp—part ojibwe, part white—is an ambitious young girl whose grandfather, a repository of family and tribal history, harbors knowledge of the violent past. A finalist for the pulitzer prize, years later, the plague of doves—the first part of a loose trilogy that includes the National Book Award-winning The Round House and LaRose—is a gripping novel about a long-unsolved crime in a small North Dakota town and how, the consequences are still being felt by the community and a nearby Native American reservation.
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The Round House: A NovelHarper #ad - It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family. Riveting and suspenseful, history, a mystery, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, moving novel of family, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, and The Bingo Palace, and a tender, and culture.
. The round house won the National Book Award for fiction. One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota.
LaRose: A NovelHarper #ad - The two families have always been close, clothing, emmaline, and rides into town; their children played together despite going to different schools; and Landreaux’s wife, sharing food, is half sister to Dusty’s mother, Nola. Winner of the national book critics circle award in fictionfinalist for the 2017 pen faulkner awardin this literary masterwork, a demand for justice, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture.
North dakota, late summer, 1999. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor’s five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich. The youngest child of his friend and neighbor, Dusty was best friends with Landreaux’s five-year-old son, Peter Ravich, LaRose. His fierce, rebellious new “sister, ” Maggie, welcomes him as a coconspirator who can ease her volatile mother’s terrifying moods.
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To further complicate his quiet existence, a troubled colleague comes to the reservation to investigate the life of the perplexing, possibly false saint Sister Leopolda. Now, father damien dreads the discovery of his physical identity, nearing the end of his life, for he is a woman who has lived as a man.
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Love MedicineOdyssey Editions #ad - Set against the tumultuous politics of the reservation, the lives of the Kashpaws and the Lamartines are a testament to the endurance of a people and the sorrows of history. The first of louise erdrich’s polysymphonic novels set in North Dakota – a fictional landscape that, in Erdrich’s hands, has become iconic – Love Medicine is the story of three generations of Ojibwe families.
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She is seeking restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her tribe’s land.
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Compelling and unforgettable, the strength of family, wit, and the intricate rhythms of grief with all the grace, Louise Erdrich's Painted Drum explores the often-fraught relationship between mothers and daughters, and startling beauty that characterizes this acclaimed author's finest work. . With fearlessness and humility, erdrich has opened herself to possibilities beyond what we merely see—to the dead alive and busy, in a narrative that flows more artfully than ever between destruction and rebirth, to the breath of trees and the souls of wolves—and inspires readers to open their hearts to these mysteries as well.
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As cedar goes back to her own biological beginnings, society around her begins to disintegrate, fueled by a swelling panic about the end of humanity. She is four months pregnant. Though she wants to tell the adoptive parents who raised her from infancy, an Ojibwe living on the reservation, Mary Potts, Cedar first feels compelled to find her birth mother, to understand both her and her baby’s origins.
. But for cedar, this change is profound and deeply personal. The streets of her neighborhood have been renamed with Bible verses. It will take all cedar has to avoid the prying eyes of potential informants and keep her baby safe. Evolution has reversed itself, affecting every living creature on earth. Of a registry, and rewards for those who turn these wanted women in.
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Having survived world war i, fidelis Waldvogel returns to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action. Delphine meets Eva and is enchanted. These momentous encounters will determine the course of Delphine's life, and the trajectory of this brilliant novel. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious knife set, Fidelis sets out for America.
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Only by immersing himself in the Indian past can he begin to regain the peace that was taken from him. Tayo, a world war ii veteran of mixed ancestry, returns to the Laguna Pueblo Reservation. Masterfully written, filled with the somber majesty of Pueblo myth, Ceremony is a work of enduring power. The great native american novel of a battered veteran returning home to heal his mind and spirit More than thirty-five years since its original publication, Ceremony remains one of the most profound and moving works of Native American literature, a novel that is itself a ceremony of healing.
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Here is a voice we have never heard—a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with urgency and force.