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The Round House

The Round HouseAuthor: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: Corsair
Category: Book

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Sales Rank: 10,189,574

Format: International Edition
Languages: English (Published), English (Original Language), English (Unknown)
Media: Paperback
Edition: Export - Airside ed
Pages: 352
Number Of Items: 1
Shipping Weight (lbs): 1
Dimensions (in): 6.1 x 1 x 9.3

ISBN: 1472108159
EAN: 9781472108159
ASIN: 1472108159

Publication Date: May 8, 2013
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Product Description
One Sunday in 1988, thirteen-year-old Joe Coutts learns that his mother has been the victim of a brutal attack by a man on their North Dakota reservation. Joe's mother is traumatized and afraid. She takes to her bed, and refuses to talk to anyone - including the police; meanwhile his father, a tribal judge, endeavours to wrest justice from a situation that defies his keenest efforts; and young Joe's moral and emotional landscape shifts on its child's axis. Frustrated, confused and nursing a complicated fury, Joe sets out with his best friends Cappy, Zack and Angus in search of answers that might put his mother's attacker behind bars - and set his family's world straight again. Or so he hopes. The Round House is a powerful and deeply humane story of a young boy pitched prematurely into an unjust adult world. It confirms Louise Erdrich as one of America's most distinctive contemporary novelists.

Amazon.com Review
Likely to be dubbed the Native American To Kill a Mockingbird, Louise Erdrich’s moving, complex, and surprisingly uplifting new novel tells of a boy’s coming of age in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. Drawn from real-life statistics about racially inspired attacks on our country’s reservations, this tale is forceful but never preachy, thanks in large part to Erdrich’s understated but glorious prose and her apparent belief in the redemptive power of storytelling. --Sara Nelson


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