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Love Medicine (Paperback)

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Description


A remarkable first novel that stares more boldly at many of the truths of Native American life in the country than any fiction Ive read.
Chicago Sun-Times

A powerful piece of work.Louise Erdrich is the rarest kind of writer; as compassionate as she is sharp-sighted
Anne Tyler

A masterpiece, written with spellbinding authenticity.
Philip Roth

The beauty of Love Medicine saves us from being completely devastated by its power.
Toni Morrison

Love Medicine is Louise Erdrichs masterful debut novel, one of the most influential, beloved, and distinguished works of contemporary fiction. It is the unforgettable saga of two families and how their destinies intertwine over the course of fifty years on and around a North Dakota reservation. Here is the book that heralded the arrival of a major voice in American literature.

About the Author


Louise Erdrich is the author of thirteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, short stories, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel Love Medicine won the National Book Critics Circle Award. The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse was a finalist for the National Book Award. Most recently, The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Erdrich lives in Minnesota and is the owner of Birchbark Books, an independent bookstore that provides a locus for Native intellectual life and exists to nourish and build a community based on books, with a special emphasis on Native American titles. She is an enrolled Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa (a tribe of Ojibwa and Metis peoples).
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062206312
ISBN-10: 0062206311
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2013
Pages: 333
Language: English