The Round House

Winner, National Book Awards 2012 for Fiction

Louise Erdrich, The Round House book cover
ISBN 9780062065247
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
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Louise Erdrich

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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.

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In this haunting, powerful novel, Erdrich tells the story of a family and community nearly undone by violence. Using the quiet, reflective voice of a young boy forced into an early adulthood following a brutal assault on his mother, Erdrich has created an intricately layered novel that not only untangles our nation’s history of moral and judicial failure, but also offers a portrait of a community sustained by its traditions, values, faith, and stories.

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