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Louise Erdrich : a critical companion

Author: Lorena Laura Stookey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
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"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  Read more...
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Stookey, Lorena Laura.
Louise Erdrich.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607202531
Online version:
Stookey, Lorena Laura.
Louise Erdrich.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607735129
Named Person: Louise Erdrich; Louise Erdrich; Louise Erdrich
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorena Laura Stookey
ISBN: 0313306125 9780313306129
OCLC Number: 40848664
Description: xi, 168 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Life of Louise Erdrich --
Louise Erdrich's fiction: community and storytelling --
Love medicine (1984, 1993) --
The Beet queen (1886) --
Tracks (1988) --
The Bingo palace (1994) --
Tales of burning love (1996) --
The Antelope wife.
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Lorena L. Stookey.

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"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."--BOOK JACKET.

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