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Louise Erdrich, LaRose: A Novel

Bestselling author of National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves.  Louise Erdrich visits Well Read to discuss her literary masterwork, LaRose -  a breathtaking tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture.
LaRose: A Novel


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about the author: Louise Erdrich

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.

Other books by Louise Erdrich:

Love Medicine, 1984, a novel

The Beet Queen, 1986, a novel

Tracks, 1988, a novel

The Crown of Columbus, 1991 (co-authored w/ Michael Dorris), a novel

The Bingo Palace, 1994, a novel

Tales of Burning Love, 1997, a novel

The Antelope Wife, 1998, a novel

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, 2001, a novel

The Master Butchers Singing Club, 2003, a novel

Four Souls, 2004, a novel

The Painted Drum, 2005, a novel

The Plague of Doves, 2008, a novel

Shadow Tag, 2010, a novel

The Round House, 2012, a novel

LaRose, 2016, a novel

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