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The Round House

Erdrich, Louise

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ISBN 10: 0062065246 / ISBN 13: 9780062065247
Published by Harper, New York, 2012
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing (complete number line). SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to title page (signature only). $27.99 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Winner of National Book Award. Also includes laid-in the orginal review from the New York Times Book Review. (Bonus: Comes with a unsigned 1st printing hardcover copy of Erdrich's novel "Shadow Tag"). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 027063

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Title: The Round House

Publisher: Harper, New York

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family.

Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.

Review:

Likely to be dubbed the Native American To Kill a Mockingbird, Louise Erdrich’s moving, complex, and surprisingly uplifting new novel tells of a boy’s coming of age in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. Drawn from real-life statistics about racially inspired attacks on our country’s reservations, this tale is forceful but never preachy, thanks in large part to Erdrich’s understated but glorious prose and her apparent belief in the redemptive power of storytelling. --Sara Nelson

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