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Louise Erdrich

3.88 of 5 Votes: 1
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Books by Louise Erdrich
The Porcupine Year (2008)
4 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Somehow I missed this when it came out. This is Erdrich's third book in the series tracing the life of an Ojibwe girl Omakayas (and her brother Pinch, renamed Quill) in the 1850s, as their family is forced by the American governmnet to relocate. The parallels to Laura Ingalls Wil...
Chickadee (2012)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I just finished reading this beautiful book with my 9 year old daughter tonight and we can't wait to read "Makoons"! This series has helped me to imagine the lives of indigenous people in the upper Midwest during western expansion better than anything else I have read. Louise Erd...
The Red Convertible (2009)
3.93 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I really enjoyed Erdrich's collection of short stories, almost as much as I enjoy her novels. Many of the short stories in this collection I had read before as chapters in her novels; I enjoy how these stories are strong enough to function as both an independent story and a chapt...
The Round House (2012)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I loved this novel. Part mystery, part coming of age tale, I was riveted from the moment I read the first page. Erdrich does a great job of showing the beauty of Native America culture while highlighting the horrors experienced at the hands of American white culture. Much like Jo...
A Casa Redonda (2013)
3.89 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Louise Erdrich has a knack for prose. She is a very good story teller, which probably has something to do with her Native American heritage. Anyways, she is such a good story teller that she decides to make chapter 8 just a huge facet of separate stories which got old after a lit...
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