Love Medicine

Love Medicine

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Book - 1993 | 1st ed
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The first book in Erdrich's Native American tetralogy that includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, and The Bingo Palace is an authentic and emotionally powerful glimpse into the Native American experience--now resequenced and expanded to include never-before-published chapters.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805027983
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: xii, 367 p. ; 22 cm


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Jun 22, 2017

Deep and contemplative. Erdrich has a great poetry to her writing style that turns even a simple collection of short stories into much, much more.

LPL_KateG Nov 16, 2015

I'm a new Louise Erdrich convert and I wish I would've read this gorgeous collection of short stories before some of her others (time for a re-read!) Erdrich is a lyrical, powerful, descriptive writer, and these stories all intertwine to create a picture of a particular Native American community. She draws upon this community in many of her other novels, and Love Medicine is a fantastic place to start!

Oct 21, 2014

I had an aunt who loved medicine. A little too much, if you know what I mean. Some other good books about contemporary Native American life: "On the Rez," "Custer Died for Your Sins," "Winterkill," and pretty much everything Sherman Alexie's written.

Saphira1995 Jun 25, 2013


Jul 24, 2012

My second reading: I missed so much the first time (a way back), especially the depth of Marie's character and the thoroughness of all people that populate this great book. You can't help but be drawn deep into the lives of all Kashpaw, Lamartine, and other family members, even Lulu who is easy to dislike until you get to know her at the end. You laugh, you cry, and you feel tender all at the same time.

Jun 08, 2012

Too deep for tears.


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