LaRose (Book, 2016) []
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Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016] ©2016
Series: New York Times Bestseller Fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
North Dakota, late summer, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence -- but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he's hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor's five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich. The youngest child of his friend and neighbor, Peter  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Magic realist fiction
Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Erdrich, Louise.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 9780062277022 0062277022 9781472151865 1472151860 9781472151872 1472151879 9781472151858 1472151852
OCLC Number: 918994415
Awards: Winner of American National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2017 (UK)
Long-listed for Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence 2017 (UK)
Description: x, 373 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Two houses (1999-2000) --
Take it all (1967-1970) --
Wolfred & LaRose --
1,000 Kills (2002-2003) --
The gathering.
Series Title: New York Times Bestseller Fiction.
Responsibility: Louise Erdrich.


Set at the very end of the last century, the novel follows the fate of LaRose, a young boy, whose life is transformed when his father shoots and kills a neighbour's son whilst hunting deer. LaRose  Read more...


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Louise Erdrich is the most interesting American novelist to have appeared in years * Philip Roth * Electric, nimble, and perceptive, this novel is about 'the phosphorous of grief' but also, more Read more...

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