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The Round House
LOUISE ERDRICH

The Round House by Louise Erdrich
2738 reviews (2012) (336p)
Amazon Best Books of 2012: Top 10 Literature & Fiction #1
Amazon Best Books of 2012: Top 100 Editors' Picks #1
Publisher's Weekly Best Books of 2012: Top 10 #3
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012 #1
National Book Award Winner #0
ALA Notable Books - Fiction #1

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Book Description

“One can only marvel...at Erdrich’s amazing ability to do what so few of us can—shape words into phrases and sentences of incomparable beauty that, then, pour forth a mesmerizing story.”
USA Today

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding in the wake of a terrible crime that upends and forever transforms his family. Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction—at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.


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LaRose by Louise Erdrich
584 reviews (2016) (384p) (PW Fiction) (Amazon Top100) (NYT100) () (Amz BoYSF) (NBCCA) (PW ANMCT) () () (WashPost)
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The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
64 reviews (2008) (320p) (PP) (ALA)
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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich
57 reviews (2001) (384p) (NBA)
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The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich
26 reviews (1986) (352p) (NBCCA)
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Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
72 reviews (1984) (384p) (NBCCA) (NYTimes) (LATimes)
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Louise Erdrich Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 8  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 6  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 1 The Plague of Doves ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 2 Love Medicine · LaRose ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 3 Love Medicine · The Beet Queen · LaRose ·  
National Book Award Wins 1 The Round House ·  
National Book Award Nominations 2 The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse · The Round House ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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