RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 40848664 LA English T1 Louise Erdrich : a critical companion A1 Stookey, Lorena Laura., PB Greenwood Press PP Westport, Conn. YR 1999 SN 0313306125 9780313306129 AB "Louise Erdrich, following in the Native American narrative tradition, has crafted enduring tales of homecomings. Her widely acclaimed debut novel Love Medicine garnered prestigious awards, and quickly made its way onto bestseller lists, and into readers' hearts. In this full-length critical volume, Stookey uncovers the layers of wisdom and humor imbedded in Erdrich's engaging writing. Stookey, analyzing each novel in turn, examines the characters and themes that recur in Erdrich's canon of interconnected stories. This insightful analysis helps students and lovers of fine literature approach Erdrich's work with greater appreciation for her bold narrative style."--Jacket.