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    A member of the Chippewa and Obijwe tribes, Louise Erdrich has been a leading voice in Native American literature for over thirty years Determined to publish her first book before she turned thirty, Erdrich wrote Love Medicine at the age of twenty nine, and this debut novel won the National Critics Circle Book Award Following the intricate web woven by the Kapshaw and Nanapush families over the course of fifty years, Erdrich creates real characters that tug on the heartstrings of human emotion A member of the Chippewa and Obijwe tribes, Louise Erdrich has been a leading voice in Native American literature for over thirty years Determined to publish her first book before she turned thirty, Erdrich wrote Love Medicine at the age of twenty nine, and this debut novel won the National Critics Circle Book Award Fol...


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    Sometimes the books I enjoy most are the ones I have the least to say about And what can I add to Toni Morrison s comment that the beauty of Love Medicine saves us from being completely devastated by its power Because reading this book is living, in sweetness and beauty and love, even when it tells terrible things.It s life and there are as may ways of looking at it as there are minds to see, but in so far as these folks have been and still are fighting for survival, not just of the individu Sometimes the books I enjoy most are the ones I have the least to say about And what can I add to Toni Morrison s comment that the beauty of Love Medicine saves us from being completely devastated by its power Because reading this ...


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    Her clothes were filled with safety pins and hidden tearsLast week I sat on the steps of a downtown pier, stalled in the summer sun, reading my 1989 paperback edition of Love Medicine With its Washington Husky purple cover and title blaring in giant Brittanic Bold white font, the book must have appeared to the uninitiated like a pulp romance Little did they know it was one of the most significant works of American fiction published in the 1980s, by an author who has become a national literary Her clothes were filled with safety pins and hidden tearsLast week I sat on the steps of a downtown pier, stalled in the summer sun, reading my 1989 paperback edition of Love Medicine With its Washington Husky purple cover and title blaring in giant Brittanic Bold white font, the book must have appeared to the uninitiated like a pulp romance Little did they know it was one of the most significant works of American fiction published in the 1980s, by an author who has become a national literary treasure Louise Erdrich squeezes the back of our neck and pushes our resisting head to look directly into the lives of Native Americans on a reservation a part of North American culture about wh...


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    Erdrich s first and still best known work because it s the one most often taught has become something of a model for the contemporary short story cycle, with interconnected stories devoted to a variety of interrelated characters spanning three almost four generations The strength here is less in story which centers on a love triangle and its effect on family ties or character vivid as they may be, they re still devoted women and unreliable men than in style I wouldn t call it lyrical b Erdrich s first and still best known work because it s the one most often taught has become something of a model for the contemporary short story cycle, with interconnected stories devoted to a variety of interrelated characters spanning three almost four generations The strength here is less in story which centers on a love triangle and its effect on family ties or character vivid as they may be, they re still devoted women and unreliable men than in style I wouldn...


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    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 writing one long book in which the main chapters are also books titled Tracks, Four Souls, The Bingo Palace, The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse and The Painted Drum One of the things I lo 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 writing one long book in which the main chapters are also books titled Tracks, Four Souls, The Bingo Palace, The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse and The Painted Drum One of the things I love most about the Erdrich I ve read am reading in ass backward order , is the fluidity of the form how it s almost secondary to the stories she ...


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    I recently read Erdrich s The Antelope Wife and really fucking loved it I am now planning on reading everything by Erdrich I can luckily for me she has written quite a bit over the years, so I can take my time and maybe not even run out of material Love Medicine was her first novel, published in the mid 80s This one, I understand, was revised and expanded at least a couple times since it s original publication date One might think that must be hard to do, and I think in a traditional novel I recently read Erdrich s The Antelope Wife and really fucking loved it I am now planning on reading everything by Erdrich I can luckily for me she has written quite a bit over the years, so I can take my time and maybe not even run out of material Love Medicine was her first novel, published in the mid 80s This one, I understand, was revised and expanded at least a couple times since it s original publication date One might think that must be hard to do, and I think in a traditional novel it would be difficult to piece together ...


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    This is such a great book.It s also a very difficult one to read because it pulls no punches about the Native American experience In this book you will read about grindingly cruel experiences, the drudgery of daily life, alcoholism and suffering, in fighting and rivalry that lasts generations Erdrich tells us about her characters in small stories, each centred around a different character Sometimes we read about the same event in different stories, told from different perspectives or perhaps This is such a great book.It s also a very difficult one to read because it pulls no punches about the Native American experience In this book you will read about grindingly cruel experiences, the drudgery of daily life, alcoholism and suffering, in fighting and rivalry that lasts generations Erdrich tells us about her characters in small stories, each centred around a different character Sometimes we read about the same event in different stories, told from different perspectives or perhaps by someone in the succeeding generation Erdrich tells us about her characters by telling the story of key points in their everyday lives cooking for guests, caring for a loved one in an alcoholic stupor, greeting relatives, losing a relative, visiting a forbidden lover, coming home from war In these short scenes, she describes her characters so fully, so completely, that we see them bared t...


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    Love Medicine is a multigenerational novel about two interrelated families living on a North Dakota reservation from the 1930s to the 1980s It s written as a series of 18 interlocked stories that often tell about the same situation from a second character s point of view Native American myths and tricksters color the stories The author uses wonderful imagery involving water, fire, bridges, and religion The characters are very conflicted, hanging on to old traditions while living in a moder Love Medicine is a multigenerational novel about two i...


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    If you find yourself back in the 1990s and in a college course called Native American women authors, you should definitely read this book All other people, including time travelers, should skip it.


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    A remarkable report from Chippewa country I finally get Erdrich in a way that The Round House, with all of its successes, failed to grab me I have read from many Erdrich fans how she s an author whose books they read over and over I am not a big re reader, even of my favorite books I re read passages and lines, and a cherished favorite once in a blue moon, but there s so little time and too many books but while reading this, I understood her fans and I can now count myself as one of them i A remarkable report from Chippewa country I finally get Erdrich in a way that The Round House, with all of its successes, failed to grab me I have read from many Erdrich fans how she s an author whose books they read over and over I am not a big re reader, even of my favorite books I re read passages and lines, and a cherished favorite once in a blue moon, but there s so little time and too many books but while reading this, I understood her fans and I can now count myself as one of them insistence on traversing her words over and over again Her language is elegant and storied without pretense, and her characters and their lives are developed like perfectly portioned slices of cake Erdrich s books remind non Nat...


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Love Medicine The First Book In Louise Erdrich S Highly Acclaimed Native American Trilogy That Includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, And The Bingo Palace, Re Sequenced And Expanded To Include Never Before Published Chapters A Dazzling Series Of Family Portraits This Novel Is Simply About The Power Of Love Chicago Tribune

  • Paperback
  • 367 pages
  • Love Medicine
  • Louise Erdrich
  • English
  • 09 November 2018
  • 0060786469

About the Author: Louise Erdrich

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