The Painted Drum

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.36 X 8.02 X 0.73 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060515119

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About the Author

Louise Erdrich is the author of fifteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, children's books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and her debut novel, Love Medicine, was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Erdrich has received the Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction, the prestigious PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore.

Reviews

"This is her best book yet."--Providence Journal
"This is simply a good book... Neatly etched characters, finely calibrated prose, and flashes of wisdom and wit throughout."--Christian Science Monitor
"Haunted and haunting... With fearlessness and humility... [Erdrich] inspires readers to open their hearts."--Washington Post Book World
"Complex and graceful . . . Her most recent work shows Erdrich only becoming better with time."--Cleveland Plain Dealer
"Erdrich soars in scenes that are resonant, poetic and exact, visions that will remain imprinted on the reader's mind."--Los Angeles Times Book Review
"Erdrich at her most accomplished. . . . Startling imagery and remarkable insights into love, foolishness, bravery and betrayal."--Philadelphia Inquirer
"A brilliant creation: it possesses the instantly persuasive strangeness of something faithful to life."--New York Times Book Review
"A lovely addition . . . to a growing landscape as memorable and enduring as William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County.--Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"One of her best novels... Erdrich's writing has become richer, her voice wiser... She shies away from nothing."--Minneapolis Star Tribune
"A top-notch read and one of her finest efforts."--Denver Post
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