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The Antelope Wife

A Novel


About the Book

“A fiercely imagined tale of love and loss, a story that manages to transform tragedy into comic redemption, sorrow into heroic survival.”—New York Times

“[A] beguiling family saga….A captivating jigsaw puzzle of longing and loss whose pieces form an unforgettable image of contemporary Native American life.”—People

A New York Times bestselling author, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and winner of the National Book Award, Louise Erdrich is a renowned chronicler of life and love, mystery and magic, within the Native American community. A hauntingly beautiful story of a mysterious woman who enters the lives of two families and changes them forever, Erdrich’s classic novel, The Antelope Wife, has enthralled readers for more than a decade with its powerful themes of fate and ancestry, tragedy and salvation. Now the acclaimed author of The Plague of Doves and The Round House has radically revised this already masterful work, adding a new richness to the characters and story while bringing its major themes into sharper focus, as it ingeniously illuminates the effect of history on families and cultures, Ojibwe and white.


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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780061767968
  • ISBN 10: 0061767964
  • Imprint: Harper Perennial
  • On Sale: 08/28/2012
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Literary
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Native American & Aboriginal
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Cultural Heritage

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