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The Round House

The Round HouseIn Erdrich's new novel The Round House, justice isn't simple. When an Ojibwe woman gets assaulted, the tribal judge must answer difficult...The Round HouseFictionIn Erdrich's new novel The Round House, justice isn't simple. When an Ojibwe woman gets assaulted, the tribal judge must answer difficult...2012-09-28Harper Paperbacks
SWEET REVENGE The novel chronicles an Ojibwe woman's pursuit of justice after her assault

SWEET REVENGE The novel chronicles an Ojibwe woman's pursuit of justice after her assault

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The Round House

Genre: Fiction; Author: Louise Erdrich; Status: In Season; Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

In Erdrich’s new novel The Round House, justice isn’t simple. When an Ojibwe woman gets assaulted, the tribal judge must answer difficult questions: Was the assailant white or Native? Did the attack take place on tribal land? Further complicating matters, the judge is married to the victim, and their 13-year-old son, Joe, who narrates with all the raw emotion and crude humor of a real teenager, wants to settle matters himself. It’s a gripping mystery with a moral twist: Revenge might be the harshest punishment, but only for the victims. A-

Originally posted September 28 2012 — 12:00 AM EDT

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