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Love Medicine - Louise Erdrich
Love Medicine
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3.92 120
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060786465 (0060786469)
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 367
Edition language: English
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Merle rated it
2.5 Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
This isn’t a terrible book, but I can’t claim to have enjoyed it. Love Medicine is a somewhat awkward merger between novel and short story collection, made up of 17 pieces about two families living on the Ojibwe/Chippewa reservation over the span of about 50 years, from the 1930s to the 1980s. I cal...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition (P.S.)
When I started reading this book, I was struck by the similarities to Sherman Alexie's THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO FISTFIGHT IN HEAVEN, which I had read recently; both books are on a list of recommended literary fiction I'd been working through and are the first published prose book by each author. Bo...
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
This is the short story collection (some call it a novel) that launches the community of characters Erdrich will revisit through another five (six?) books - a form that seems entirely her own. As she says in this "newly revised" edition: "Since writing Love Medicine, I have understood that I am writ...
TsalagiWriter rated it
The writing in this is really wonderful. The images the words paint are so vivid. But the story itself, at times, was confusing. I also didn't feel a connection to any of the characters. And while I liked the story, it kept me interested, there were things that I didn't like.I still thought the writ...
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