Louise Erdrich The Round House CD: A Novel

ISBN 13: 9780062273857

The Round House CD: A Novel

3.91 avg rating
( 75,577 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780062273857: The Round House CD: A Novel

In the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe sets out to get some answers of his own. The quest takes him first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning. Louise Erdrich's novel embraces tragedy, the comic, a spirit world very much present in the lives of her all-too human characters, and a tale of injustice that is, unfortunately, an authentic reflection of what happens in our own world today.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Likely to be dubbed the Native American To Kill a Mockingbird, Louise Erdrich’s moving, complex, and surprisingly uplifting new novel tells of a boy’s coming of age in the wake of a brutal, racist attack on his mother. Drawn from real-life statistics about racially inspired attacks on our country’s reservations, this tale is forceful but never preachy, thanks in large part to Erdrich’s understated but glorious prose and her apparent belief in the redemptive power of storytelling. --Sara Nelson

From the Back Cover:

National Book Award Winner

One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. In one day, Joe's life is irrevocably transformed. He tries to heal his mother, but she will not leave her bed and slips into an abyss of solitude. Increasingly alone, Joe finds himself thrust prematurely into an adult world for which he is ill prepared.

While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe becomes frustrated with the official investigation and sets out with his trusted friends, Cappy, Zack, and Angus, to get some answers of his own. Their quest takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning.

Written with undeniable urgency, and illuminating the harsh realities of contemporary life in a community where Ojibwe and white live uneasily together, The Round House is a brilliant and entertaining novel, a masterpiece of literary fiction. Louise Erdrich embraces tragedy, the comic, a spirit world very much present in the lives of her all-too-human characters, and a tale of injustice that is, unfortunately, an authentic reflection of what happens in our own world today.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Erdrich, Louise
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New, This is an audio book. Bookseller Inventory # 006227385X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.69
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Louise Erdrich
Published by HarperAudio, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio, United States, 2013. Downloadable audio file. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. Language: English . Brand New Book. In the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe sets out to get some answers of his own. The quest takes him first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning. Louise Erdrich s novel embraces tragedy, the comic, a spirit world very much present in the lives of her all-too human characters, and a tale of injustice that is, unfortunately, an authentic reflection of what happens in our own world today. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Erdrich, Louise
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2013. UNK. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.06
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Louise Erdrich
Published by HarperAudio, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio, United States, 2013. Downloadable audio file. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. Language: English . Brand New Book. In the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe sets out to get some answers of his own. The quest takes him first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning. Louise Erdrich s novel embraces tragedy, the comic, a spirit world very much present in the lives of her all-too human characters, and a tale of injustice that is, unfortunately, an authentic reflection of what happens in our own world today. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Louise Erdrich
Published by HarperAudio, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio, United States, 2013. Downloadable audio file. Book Condition: New. Unabridged. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe sets out to get some answers of his own. The quest takes him first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning. Louise Erdrich s novel embraces tragedy, the comic, a spirit world very much present in the lives of her all-too human characters, and a tale of injustice that is, unfortunately, an authentic reflection of what happens in our own world today. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Louise Erdrich
Published by HarperAudio
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio. network resource. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Erdrich, Louise
Published by HarperAudio (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio, 2013. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 006227385X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.30
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Louise Erdrich
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 0.267. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
20.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Louise Erdrich
Published by Harper Collins (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins, 2013. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # TH9780062273857

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
18.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.57
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Louise Erdrich
Published by HarperAudio (2013)
ISBN 10: 006227385X ISBN 13: 9780062273857
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperAudio, 2013. Audio CD. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006227385X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
22.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book