Louise Erdrich

novelist and poet

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Native American novelist, poet and author of children's books

Louise Erdrich on KCRW

In part two of this conversation about LaRose – Louise Erdrich's novel about an act of restorative justice that tests the boundaries between two families – the discussion explores the…

Louise Erdrich: LaRose, Part II

In part two of this conversation about LaRose – Louise Erdrich's novel about an act of restorative justice that tests the boundaries between two families – the discussion explores the…

from Bookworm

In Louise Erdrich's LaRose, a terrible tragedy forces two families to resort to a form of traditional "restorative justice" in which one son must be given to replace the loss of…

Louise Erdrich: LaRose, Part I

In Louise Erdrich's LaRose, a terrible tragedy forces two families to resort to a form of traditional "restorative justice" in which one son must be given to replace the loss of…

from Bookworm

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (Harper Collins) 
 Louise Erdrich mixes elements of her German and Native American ancestry to create a collage of history,…

Louise Erdrich: The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse (Harper Collins) Louise Erdrich mixes elements of her German and Native American ancestry to create a collage of history,…

from Bookworm

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