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Reservation

The novel is set in the summer of 1988. Joe and his family live on an Indian reservation in North Dakota. The reservation consists mostly of single family homes with a few apartments built by the government. There is a Catholic Church, a gas station, and a lake. Bordering the reservation is a new golf course that welcomes Indians as well as the white people of the nearby towns. It is on this golf course that Linden Lark is shot and killed.

Round House

There is a structure on the reservation referred to as the round house. This house was built many years before when the government outlawed traditional Indian rituals on the reservation. This house was to give local Indians a place to perform their rituals in secret. The house has not been used much in recent years. However, it sits on a section of the reservation that...

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