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Tracks - Louise Erdrich
Tracks
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Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people erode ceaselessly, men and women are pushed to... show more
Set in North Dakota at a time in this century when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of ten crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people erode ceaselessly, men and women are pushed to the brink of their endurance--yet their pride and humor prohibit surrender. The reader will experience shock and pleasure in encountering a group of characters that are compelling and rich in their vigor, clarity, and indomitable vitality.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060972455 (0060972459)
ASIN: 60972459
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
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EricaO
EricaO rated it
5.0 Tracks
This was the first Erdrich book I read. It was also the first novel by a Native American woman I'd read. It was an assignment in my women's studies course and I was very young and very sure of myself and very knowledgeable about every little thing in the world.For some reason that I don't remember n...
cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it
0.0 Tracks
Just couldn't get into it now, but I may revisit.
What Perry Nodelman Is Reading, and Has Read.
What Perry Nodelman Is Reading, and Has Read. rated it
4.0 Tracks
see: http://pernodel.wordpress.com/2008/07/21/tracks/
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it
4.0
A great read - moving, evocative, really takes you into the hearts and minds of the Native American loss of culture, land, traditions and how it affected individuals on a personal, as well as community, level. In this, reminded me very much of Joseph Boyden's [b:Through Black Spruce|3479967|Through...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
3.0 Tracks
There are some rich characters, beautiful displays of language, and interesting plot moments in Erdrich's Tracks. Unfortunately, there are also many characters and moments which drag on. In the end, I didn't think of this story as memorable, but Erdrich has strong potential, and I'll return to her...
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