The Crown of Columbus

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9780006544760: The Crown of Columbus

A very pregnant anthropologist finds the diary of Columbus in the basement of the Dartmouth library and travels to the Bahamas with her lover and son to find what the diary refers to as ""the greatest treasure of Europe."" Reprint. NYT.

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Louise Erdrich lives with her family in Minnesota and is the owner of Birchbark Books, an independent bookstore. Ms. Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, and this story—which will, in the end, span one hundred years in the life of an Ojibwe woman—was inspired when Ms. Erdrich and her mother, Rita Gourneau Erdrich, were researching their own family history. Chickadee begins a new part of the story that started with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist; The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction; and the acclaimed The Porcupine Year.

Ms. Erdrich is also the bestselling author of many critically acclaimed novels for adults, including the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves and National Book Award finalist The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse. She is also the author of the picture book Grandmother's Pigeon, illustrated by Jim LaMarche.

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"A thriller and love story...A mediation on power and betrayal...An exhilarating novel of risk, redemption and discovery." -- -- Los Angeles Times

"Highly entertaining, full of intrigue, wit, search for self and a buried treasure. Suspenseful and clever." -- -- Miami Herald

"The rare novel that is both literature and good fun." -- -- Barbara Kingsolver

"A thriller and love story...A mediation on power and betrayal...An exhilarating novel of risk, redemption and discovery." -- Los Angeles Times

"Compelling entertainment...Fast-paced, fluently written...Combines the archaeological suspense of Raiders of the Ark with the scholarly thrills of A. S. Byatt's Possession." -- New York Times

"Highly entertaining, full of intrigue, wit, search for self and a buried treasure. Suspenseful and clever." -- Miami Herald

"Splendid...A novel to cherish and reread...An original genre, using the frame of an adventure yarn to house a love story and a novel of ideas." -- New Woman

"The rare novel that is both literature and good fun." -- Barbara Kingsolver

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