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Love medicine

Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : New and expanded versionView all editions and formats
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The first book in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, which also includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, and The Bingo Palace, Love Medicine tells the story of two families--the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Now resequenced by the author with the addition of never-before-published chapters, this is a publishing event equivalent to the presentation of a new and definitive text. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 0060975547 9780060975548
OCLC Number: 29381223
Notes: "First HarperPerennial edition"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 367 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The world's greatest fishermen --
Saint Marie --
Wild geese --
The island --
The beads --
Lulu's boys --
The plunge of the brave --
Flesh and blood --
A bridge --
The red convertible --
Scales --
Crown of thorns --
Love medicine --
Resurrection --
The good tears --
The tomahawk factory --
Lyman's luck --
Crossing the water.
Responsibility: Louise Erdrich.

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The first book in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, which also includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, and The Bingo Palace, Love Medicine tells the story of two families--the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Now resequenced by the author with the addition of never-before-published chapters, this is a publishing event equivalent to the presentation of a new and definitive text. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, Love Medicine springs to raging life: a multigenerational portrait of new truths and secrets whose time has come, of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable drama of anger, desire, and the healing power that is Love Medicine. Discover the writer whom Philp Roth called "the most interesting new American novelist to have appeared in years" all over again.

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