Love Medicine

Love Medicine : Newly Revised Edition

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The first book in Louise Erdrich's highly acclaimed "Native American" trilogy that includes "The Beet Queen," "Tracks," and "The Bingo Palace," re-sequenced and expanded to include never-before-published chapters.

"A dazzling series of family portraits.... This novel is simply about the power of love." "--Chicago Tribune"
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Product details

  • Paperback | 333 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 27.94mm | 294.83g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised ed.
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061787426
  • 9780061787423
  • 67,743

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The stunning first novel in Louise Erdrich's Native American series, Love Medicine tells the story of two families, the Kashpaws and the Lamartines. Written in Erdrich's uniquely poetic, powerful style, it is a multigenerational 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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Review quote

"A dazzling series of family portraits.... This novel is simply about the power of love.""--Chicago Tribune""The beauty of Love Medicine is the work of a tough, loving mind."-- Toni Morrison"A powerful piece of work . . . Louise Erdrich is the rarest kind of writer; as compassionate as she is sharp-sighted"-- Anne Tyler
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17,899 ratings
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4 40% (7,162)
3 21% (3,724)
2 5% (844)
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