Louise Erdrich Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 20 pages of information about the life of Louise Erdrich.
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Like William Faulkner and his Yoknapatawpha County, American writer Louise Erdrich has created her own mythical landscape in and around Argus, a fictional Red River Valley reservation town on the Minnesota-North Dakota border, and has also manufactured an eccentric cast of characters who appear and re-appear throughout her many novels set there. These include the Lamartine, Pillager, Morrisey, and Kashpaw families, as well as Father Damien, Nanapush, Dot Adare, Pauline Puyrat, and a score of others who weave in and out of 1984's Love Medicine through 2001's The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse and beyond. Readers of further titles in Erdrich's loosely connected series, including The Bingo Palace, The Beet Queen, Tracks, and Tales of Burning Love will recognize and empathize with these old friends, though with The Antelope Wife Erdrich branches out to introduce new locations in the region and two new families...

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