Love medicine

Louise Erdrich

Book - 2013

The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families, the Kashpaws and the Larmartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multi-generational portrait of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable drama of anger, desire, and the healing power that is love medicine.

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Subjects
Genres
Historical fiction
Published
New York : Harper Perennial Modern Classics 2013.
Edition
Newly revised edition, First Harper Perennial Modern Classics edition
Language
English
Physical Description
333, 48 pages : genealogical table ; 21 cm
ISBN
9780062206312
0062206311
Main Author
Louise Erdrich (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

The lives and destinies of the Kashpaws and the Lamartines intertwine on and around a North Dakota Indian reservation from 1934 to 1984, in a tale of survival, tenacity, tradition, injustice, and love.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

“The beauty of Love Medicine saves us from being completely devastated by its power.” — Toni MorrisonSet on a North Dakota Ojibwe reservation, Love Medicine—the first novel from master storyteller and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich—is an epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.With astonishing virtuosity, each chapter of this stunning novel draws on a range of voices to limn its tales. Black humor mingles with magic, injustice bleeds into betrayal, and through it all, bonds of love and family marry the elements into a tightly woven whole that pulses with the drama of life.Erdrich has written a multigenerational portrait of strong men and women caught in an unforgettable whirlwind of anger, desire, and the healing power that is love medicine.This beautifully designed Harper Perennial Deluxe Edition of Love Medicine features French flaps and deckle-edge pages, the perfect gift book for fans of Louise Erdrich.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Set on and around a North Dakota reservation, Love Medicine, the first novel by National Book Award'winning author Louise Erdrich is the epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.With astonishing virtuosity, each chapter draws on a range of voices to limn its tales. Black humor mingles with magic, injustice bleeds into betrayal, and through it all, bonds of love and family marry the elements into a tightly woven whole that pulses with the drama of life.Filled with humor, magic, injustice and betrayal, Erdrich blends family love and loyalty in a stunning work of dramatic fiction, now available in this Harper Perennial Deluxe Modern Classic, featuring beautiful cover artwork on uncoated stock, French flaps, and deckle-edge pages.