The Red Convertible: Selected and New Stories, 1978-2008

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Price
$16.98  $15.62
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
5.3 X 7.9 X 1.3 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061536083

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About the Author

Louise Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, is the author of many novels as well as volumes of poetry, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. Love Medicine and LaRose received the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Erdrich lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore. Her most recent book, The Night Watchman, won the Pulitzer Prize. A ghost lives in her creaky old house.

Reviews

"Erdrich's characters are unforgettable... Grade: A."--Rocky Mountain News
"Erdrich is one of our major writers...and this volume is a good demonstration of her compelling stylistic innovations, not to mention her literary cunning."--Washington Post Book World
"These tales, like the shining car in the title story, have a velocity all their own."--O magazine
"Erdrich can sketch a novel's worth of character and incident in just a few pages."--Entertainment Weekly
"Louise Erdrich is an immensely satisfying storyteller... She finds grace in action, using the gentlest of language."--Los Angeles Times
"Compiled from 30 years of work, spanning an enormous variety of registers . . . The Red Convertible reveals Erdrich to be one of America's finest writers of short fiction."--Dallas Morning News
"Erdrich's stories don't grow old. They grow more astonishing for how fresh they still feel. . . . You only have to read the first story . . . to get a whiff of authorial wizardry."--Chicago Tribune
"A collection of brave and inventive stories..."--Ms. magazine
"A wondrous short story writer...A master tuner of the taut emotions that keen between parent and child, man and woman, brother and sister, man and beast."--New York Times Book Review
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