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THE BEET QUEEN: A NOVEL.

Erdrich, Louise

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ISBN 10: 0805000585 / ISBN 13: 9780805000580
Edité par Henry Holt and Company [1986], New York, 1986
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Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. The author's second novel, preceded by LOVE MEDICINE. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#102786). N° de réf. du libraire 102786

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Titre : THE BEET QUEEN: A NOVEL.

Éditeur : Henry Holt and Company [1986], New York

Date d'édition : 1986

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition

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The acclaimed author of Love Medicine, which won the 1985 Book Critics Circle Award for best novel, presents her new novel, which spans a period of some 40 years, chronicling a family's life in a small off-reservation town in North Dakota.

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On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, Mary seeks refuge in the butcher shop of their aunt and her husband, while Karl gets back on the train. So begins an exhilarating forty-year saga brimming with colorful, unforgettable characters: ordinary Mary, who will cause a miracle; seductive Karl, who lacks his sister’s gift for survival; Sita, their lovely but disturbed cousin; and the half–Native American Celestine James, who will become Mary’s best friend. Theirs is a story grounded in the tenacity of relationships, the extraordinary magic of natural events, and the unending mystery of the human condition.

Bestselling, National Book Award–winning author Louise Erdrich dazzles in this vibrant and heartfelt tale of abandonment and sexual obsession, jealousy and unstinting love that explores with empathy, humor, and power the eternal mystery of the human condition.

 

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