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The Round House  Cover Image Book Book

The Round House / Louise Erdrich.

Erdrich, Louise, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780062065254
  • ISBN: 0062065254
  • Physical Description: 321, 36 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Harper Perennial edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes "P.S. insights, interviews & more ... ", with an interview with the author and brief essay about the novel.
Formatted Contents Note:
1988 -- Lonely among us -- Justice -- Loud as a whisper -- The naked now -- Datalore -- Angel one -- Hide and Q -- The big good-bye -- Skin of evil -- The child.
Summary, etc.:
"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 because Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. In one day, Joe's life is irrevocably transformed. He tries to heal his mother, but she will not leave her bed and slips into an abyss of solitude. Increasingly alone, Joe finds himself thrust prematurely into an adult world for which he is ill prepared. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe becomes frustrated with the official investigation and sets out with his trusted friends, Cappy, Zack, and Angus, to get some answers of his own. Their quest takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Indian women > Crimes against > Fiction.
Ojibwa Indians > North Dakota > Fiction.
Indian reservations > Fiction.
Indian families > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
North Dakota > Fiction.
Indian families.
Indian reservations.
Indian women > Crimes against.
Life change events.
Ojibwa Indians.
North Dakota.
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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