The Round House

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One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to reveal what happened. From a National Book Award Winner.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780062065254
SKU 243390186
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0062065254
Release Date 9/24/2013
Author Info
Louise Erdrich
Erdrich's mother was Chippewa, her father German, and she was raised in North Dakota near the Chippewa reservation where her grandparents lived--a setting for much of her work. She attended Dartmouth, where she met the writer Michael Dorris, whom she married in 1981, and from whom she separated shortly before his suicide in 1997. Erdrich and Dorris collaborated on several of their fiction works. In her novels and short stories, Erdrich writes about her Native-American heritage, often transplanting characters from one book to another. Her dominant theme is the struggle to retain traditional Native-American values in the face of poverty, racism, and the pervasiveness of white culture.
Praise
"[T]he story pulses with urgency as [Erdrich] probes the moral and legal ramifications of a terrible act of violence." (starred review)
"If THE ROUND HOUSE is less sweeping and symphonic than THE PLAGUE OF DOVES, it is just as riveting. By boring deeply into one person's darkest episode, Erdrich hits the bedrock truth about a whole community."
From the Publisher
Editors Note When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.) 100,000 first printing.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0368
Publisher Harper Perennial

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