The Round House The Questor"s First Adventure by Louis Paul Degrado

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  • Horror & ghost stories, chillers,
  • Horror & Ghost Stories,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Horror & Ghost Stories,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9321469M
ISBN 100595658768
ISBN 109780595658763

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A book that is focused on an adolescent boy whose mother is raped on the reservation. Not exactly my cup of tea. Added to that, Eldrich’s writing style is choppy, almost a staccato.

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After a while, they realize that Geraldine, Joe’s mother, has not yet come home. Joe and Bazil decide to go look for her. Oct 14,  · Louise Erdrich turns this dire reality into a powerful human story in her new novel, in which a Native American woman is raped somewhere in the vicinity of a sacred round house, and seeking.

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There is the assault on Geraldine. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, The Round House is the second book of a trilogy sometimes referred to as Erdrich's justice trilogy. The first novel, The Plague of Doves (HarperCollins, ) won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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Sep 24,  · The Round House by Louise Erdrich just won (like last week!) the National Book Award for fiction. I had this book on my to-read list for a while, but once I heard it won a large award, I had to see what the fuss was about. The Round House takes place /5. 72 quotes from The Round House: ‘Now that I knew fear, I also knew it was not permanent.

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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.

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Mooshum If you could take any character from The Round House out to dinner, who would it be and why. Jul 30,  · The Round House is rarely visited, but it is important that it isn’t forgotten. Erdrich uses the setting as the title of the book in order to leave the important cultural landmark unforgotten.

The Round House is a highly spiritual place; it represents the history of spirituality in Joe’s community. The Round House is a harrowing work of fiction evolving around the rape and near murder of Geraldine Coutts, a Native American woman on a North Dakota reservation.

The events are told by Joe, Geraldine’s thirteen-year-old son. The Round House opens as the narrator, Joe, describes himself and his father Bazil weeding saplings that have grown into the foundation of his parents’ house.

As Bazil removes some of the seedlings, he accidentally makes spots for new trees to grow the next year.

Joe expresses surprise that any of the saplings had survived the hard winter. The Round House Overview. The Round House is a novel by Louise Erdrich. Set in the late s, this novel follows Joe, a teenager who is not only struggling with typical teen angst, but who finds himself in the center of an investigation into rape that is complicated by the blurry lines of justice between the United States government and Indian Reservations.

Oct 16,  · “The Round House” — a National Book Award finalist in the fiction category — opens out to become a detective story and a coming-of-age story, a story about how Joe is initiated into the Author: Michiko Kakutani.

The Round House opens with the sentence: “Small trees had attacked my parents’ house at the foundation.” How do these words relate to the complete story that unfolds. Though he is older as he narrates the story, Joe is just thirteen when the novel opens. Oct 12,  · Ina North Dakota Ojibwe Indian family suffers a crisis when Geraldine, a tribal judge’s wife, is brutally raped near the round house, a place for religious ceremonies.

Her husband, Bazil, is a man who adheres to strict tribal ethics, though his wife is the victim. Oct 02,  · The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.

One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House, transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota/5(K).

Oct 02,  · THE ROUND HOUSE by Over a decade has passed. Geraldine and Judge Bazil Coutts, who figured prominently in the earlier book, are spending a peaceful Sunday afternoon at home.

While Bazil naps, Geraldine, who manages tribal enrollment, gets a phone call. Mar 11,  · The Round House won the National Book Award and was later selected for Book Crossing, a shared reading program between Mount Prospect Public Library and our sister city, Sèvres, France.

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Ask Your Own Question. Riveting and suspenseful, arguably the most accessible novel to date from the creator of Love Medicine, The Beet Queen, and The Bingo Palace, Erdrich’s The Round House is a page-turning masterpiece of literary fiction - at once a powerful coming-of-age story, a mystery, and a tender, moving novel of family, history, and culture.

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Readers also will get a general idea of what it was like to live on a reservation in the s and s and the essential 5/5. Oct 01,  · The Round House audiobook, by Louise Erdrich In the spring ofa woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked.

Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to 3/5.

Nov 15,  · In “The Round House,” her 26th book (14 novels, three books of poetry, two of nonfiction, one of stories and six children’s books) Ms. Erdrich proves once again why she’s often been. Citation Machine® helps students and professionals properly credit the information that they use.

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Oct 15,  · Book Review: 'The Round House,' By Louise Erdrich Alan Cheuse reviews Louise Erdrich's latest novel "The Round House." Cheuse teaches creative writing at George Mason University. Oct 19,  · The Round House (Book): Erdrich, Louise: When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family.

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Round House. There is a structure on the reservation referred to as the round house. This house was built many years before when the government outlawed traditional Indian rituals on the reservation.

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