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Louise Erdrich

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Karen Louise Erdrich was born on June 7, 1954 in Little Falls, Minnesota. Erdrich grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota, where both of her parents were employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Erdrich graduated from Dartmouth College in 1976 näytä lisää with an AB degree, and she received a Master of Arts in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University in 1979. Erdrich published a number of poems and short stories from 1978 to 1982. In 1981 she married author and anthropologist Michael Dorris, and together they published The World's Greatest Fisherman, which won the Nelson Algren Award in 1982. In 1984 she won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Love Medicine, which is an expansion of a story that she had co-written with Dorris. Love Medicine was also awarded the Virginia McCormick Scully Prize (1984), the Sue Kaufman Prize (1985) and the Los Angeles Times Award for best novel (1985). In addition to her prose, Erdrich has written several volumes of poetry, a textbook, children's books, and short stories and essays for popular magazines. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for professional excellence, including the National Magazine Fiction Award in 1983 and a first-prize O. Henry Award in 1987. Erdrich has also received the Pushcart Prize in Poetry, the Western Literacy Association Award, the 1999 World Fantasy Award, and the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction in 2006. In 2007 she refused to accept an honorary doctorate from the University of North Dakota in protest of its use of the "Fighting Sioux" name and logo. Erdrich's novel The Round House made the New York Times bestseller list in 2013. Her other New York Times bestsellers include Future Home of the Living God (2017). (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän


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The Plague of Doves (2008) 2,108 kappaletta
The Night Watchman (2020) — Tekijä — 2,064 kappaletta
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Tales of Burning Love (1996) 761 kappaletta
The Game of Silence (2005) 586 kappaletta
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The Porcupine Year (2008) 384 kappaletta
The Blue Jay's Dance: A Birth Year (1995) 330 kappaletta
Chickadee (2012) 317 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 1993 (1993) — Toimittaja — 277 kappaletta
Makoons (2016) 195 kappaletta
Grandmother's Pigeon (1996) 135 kappaletta
Jacklight (1996) 130 kappaletta
Baptism of Desire: Poems (1989) 106 kappaletta
The Range Eternal (2002) 78 kappaletta
Selected from Love Medicine (1989) 13 kappaletta
Four Souls / Tracks (2004) 7 kappaletta
The Years of My Birth 5 kappaletta
Jahr der Wunder: Roman (2023) 4 kappaletta
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Le Mooz 2 kappaletta
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Associated Works

Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Avustaja, eräät painokset929 kappaletta
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (1992) — Avustaja — 757 kappaletta
Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink (2007) — Avustaja — 537 kappaletta
State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (2008) — Avustaja — 519 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 2003 (2003) — Avustaja — 471 kappaletta
The Broken Cord (1989) — Esipuhe — 460 kappaletta
Writers on Writing: Collected Essays from the New York Times (2001) — Avustaja — 447 kappaletta
Points of View: Revised Edition (1966) — Avustaja — 416 kappaletta
Sisters of the Earth: Women's Prose and Poetry About Nature (1991) — Avustaja — 400 kappaletta
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (1993) — Avustaja — 370 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 2016 (2016) — Avustaja — 264 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 2015 (2015) — Avustaja — 226 kappaletta
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (2007) — Avustaja — 214 kappaletta
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012 (2012) — Avustaja — 200 kappaletta
We Are the Stories We Tell (1990) — Avustaja — 196 kappaletta
Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel (2022) — Avustaja — 194 kappaletta
Talking Leaves: Contemporary Native American Short Stories (1991) — Avustaja — 194 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 190 kappaletta
The Best American Mystery Stories 2007 (2007) — Avustaja — 188 kappaletta
The Best American Essays 1994 (1994) — Avustaja — 181 kappaletta
Aqua Erotica: 18 Stories for a Steamy Bath (2000) — Avustaja — 177 kappaletta
Growing Up Native American (1993) — Avustaja — 169 kappaletta
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Avustaja — 164 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 1988 (1988) — Avustaja — 160 kappaletta
Granta 34: Death of a Harvard Man (1990) — Avustaja — 159 kappaletta
Granta 27: Death (1989) — Avustaja — 153 kappaletta
Granta 41: Biography (1992) — Avustaja — 143 kappaletta
Witches' Brew (2002) — Avustaja — 126 kappaletta
The Ecco Anthology of Contemporary American Short Fiction (2008) — Avustaja — 126 kappaletta
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (2001) — Avustaja — 124 kappaletta
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (1998) — Avustaja — 122 kappaletta
Deep Down: The New Sensual Writing by Women (1988) — Avustaja — 116 kappaletta
Granta 115: The F Word (2011) — Avustaja — 113 kappaletta
Granta 38: We're So Happy! (1991) — Avustaja — 113 kappaletta
Heart of the Land: Essays on Last Great Places (1994) — Avustaja — 106 kappaletta
American Short Stories (1976) — Avustaja, eräät painokset95 kappaletta
Who Do You Think You Are?: Stories of Friends and Enemies (1993) — Avustaja — 94 kappaletta
The Granta Book of the Family (1995) — Avustaja — 88 kappaletta
Moccasin Thunder: American Indian Stories for Today (2005) — Avustaja — 86 kappaletta
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2017 (2017) — Avustaja — 85 kappaletta
Granta 19: More Dirt (1986) — Avustaja — 76 kappaletta
It Occurs to Me That I Am America: New Stories and Art (2018) — Avustaja — 75 kappaletta
The Best American Short Stories 1983 (1983) — Avustaja — 73 kappaletta
Earth Song, Sky Spirit (1993) — Avustaja — 69 kappaletta
Anonymous Sex (2022) — Avustaja — 67 kappaletta
Song of the Turtle: American Indian Literature 1974-1994 (1996) — Avustaja — 63 kappaletta
Granta 129: Fate (2014) — Avustaja — 58 kappaletta
The Penguin Book of the Modern American Short Story (2021) — Avustaja — 56 kappaletta
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Avustaja — 49 kappaletta
The Best American Poetry 2021 (2021) — Avustaja — 48 kappaletta
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (1995) — Avustaja — 46 kappaletta
Lines from a Mined Mind: The Words of John Trudell (2008) — Esipuhe — 44 kappaletta
Ghost Writing: Haunted Tales by Contemporary Writers (2000) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (2004) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Mothers and Daughters: An Anthology (1998) — Avustaja — 33 kappaletta
Through the Eye of the Deer (1999) — Avustaja — 28 kappaletta
Sing: Poetry from the Indigenous Americas (2011) — Avustaja — 26 kappaletta
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (2003) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta
Skins: Contemporary Indigenous Writing (2000) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Voices Under One Sky: Contemporary Native Literature (1994) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
A Link with the River (1989) — Preface, eräät painokset18 kappaletta
Inheriting the Land: Contemporary Voices from the Midwest (1993) — Avustaja — 16 kappaletta
Sovereign Traces Volume 1: Not (Just) (An)Other (2018) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology (2018) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
Night: A Literary Companion (2009) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 91 • December 2017 (2017) — Avustaja — 5 kappaletta

Merkitty avainsanalla


Kanoninen nimi
Erdrich, Louise
Virallinen nimi
Erdrich, Karen Louise
Little Falls, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Dartmouth, New Hampshire, USA
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Reservation, North Dakota, USA
Dartmouth College (AB|1976)
Johns Hopkins University (MA|Creative Writing|1979)
short story writer
Erdrich, Heid E. (sister)
Erdrich, Lise (sister)
Erdrich, Ronald W. (cousin)
Dorris, Michael (husband|divorced)
Anishinaabe Nation
Birchbark Books (owner)
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (2021)
Associate Poet Laureate of North Dakota (2005)
Western Literature Association's Distinguished Achievement Award (1992)
Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement (2009)
Lifetime Achievement Award, Native Writers Circle of The Americas (2000)
American Academy of Arts and Letters (1998) (näytä kaikki 25)
National Book Award for Fiction (2012)
American Academy of Poets Prize (1975)
MacDowell Fellowship (1980)
Pushcart Prize (1983)
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (1984, 2016)
Sue Kaufman Prize (1984)
Virginia McCormick Scully Literary Award (1984)
Los Angeles Times Book Prize (1985)
O. Henry Award (1987)
World Fantasy Award (1999)
Native Writers' Circle of the Americas Lifetime Achievement Award (2000)
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (2006, 2013)
Anisfield-Wolf Book Award (2009)
Rough Rider Award (2013)
Dayton Literary Peace Prize (2014)
PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction (2014)
Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction (2015)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1985)
Berresford Prize (2022)
Andrew Wylie (The Wylie Agency)



November 2019: Louise Erdrich, Monthly Author Reads (syyskuu 2022)
Group Read, June 2020: Love Medicine, 1001 Books to read before you die (kesäkuu 2020)
Group Read of The Round House by Erdrich, 75 Books Challenge for 2017 (helmikuu 2017)
Louise Erdrich: American Author Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2015 (syyskuu 2015)
Louise Erdrich series?, Librarything Series (elokuu 2011)


What a unique book. The characters are great The story take you on this long road solving the mystery of a customer that loves books.
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caanderson | 100 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 4, 2024 |
excellent! A story of the life trials of a native living through the burden of her history, the trials of the pandemic, the trials of the Cheeto years, and the mayhem of Minneapolis following the murder of George Floyd. Told with love and warmth and with innumerable turnings to books and their stories- so many of my favourite writers and books are mentioned, and listed in the wonderful bibliography. I'm very much looking forward to reading more of her work. 4.5
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diveteamzissou | 100 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 10, 2024 |
The Sentence is a contemporary fiction by Native American Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich, shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2022.

The story takes place over a year, beginning in Minneapolis on All Souls Day in November 2019 and finishing in 2020. The main character Tookie is an Ojibwe woman who works in a bookstore. Her love for books and literature began while imprisoned for stealing and transporting a dead body over state lines for a grieving friend. During her prison sentence she is given a dictionary and becomes an avid reader, a love that permeates each part of the book.

One of Tookie’s regular customers, Flora, dies on All Souls Day and refuses to leave the bookstore, her ghost persistently haunting Tookie. During the year that follows Tookie must work out how to put Flora’s ghost to rest, along with balancing her relationship with her partner Pollux and his niece Hetta, and negotiating the traumas of the COVID pandemic and the rioting and mayhem following the murder of George Floyd and the BlackLivesMatter protests.

I struggled to get on with the first part of this book as it made a rather dramatic shift in tone and genre from a mad dash and humorous adventure with Tookie stealing the body, to a much slower paced more reflective story as the ghost tale unfolds. I’m also not a huge fan of ghost stories, but the thing that sucks you into this story is the larger than life Tookie herself with her wry humour, cultural wisdom, groundedness, and her love for her family. I loved her relationship with Pollux with their sharing of food expressing their deep feelings and connection, and with their wholehearted supportiveness of each other.

The other thing that was difficult as a reader was the nearness of the events. This would probably be easier to read five or ten years later but the Pandemic and events of 2020 still feel very fresh, like some global communal trauma that so many people are still scarred by. Aside from the obvious deaths and illness, there was the impact of the isolation and lock downs, the huge fear and uncertainties projected daily into our lives with constantly changing rules and restrictions, and the suffering people experienced at being unable to visit their sick in hospital or the elderly in nursing homes, attend family funerals or the births of babies. It was like living through a science fiction movie or a huge social experiment, the impacts of which are still not fully understood. I am glad Erdrich has been brave enough to record some of this but 2020 was definitely a hell of a year that many people would love to have woken up from and discovered it was all a bad dream.

This was an insightful, interesting read with a lovable main character.
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mimbza | 100 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 8, 2024 |
Such good writing, and I like learning about native people, about which I know almost nothing.
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RaynaPolsky | 88 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 23, 2024 |


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