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Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition - Louise Erdrich
Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition
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The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families, the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multi-generational portrait of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable drama... show more
The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families, the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multi-generational portrait of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable drama of anger, desire, and the healing power that is love medicine.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061787423 (0061787426)
ASIN: 61787426
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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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
4.0
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
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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