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LaRose

Author: Louise Erdrich
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Erdrich
ISBN: 9780062277022 0062277022 9780062277039 0062277030 9781472151865 1472151860 9781472151872 1472151879
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.
Responsibility: Louise Erdrich.

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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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Because she writes so powerfully about indigenous and immigrant lives in the United States, and because she will eventually win the Nobel Prize in Literature. * Sherman Alexie, TIME * Brilliant . . . Read more...

 
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