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Books and islands in Ojibwe country : traveling through the land of my ancestors, Louise Erdrich, (ebook)

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Books and islands in Ojibwe country : traveling through the land of my ancestors
Title
Books and islands in Ojibwe country
Title remainder
traveling through the land of my ancestors
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Louise Erdrich
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Language
eng
Summary
For more than three decades, bestselling author Louise Erdrich has enthralled readers with dazzling novels that paint an evocative portrait of Native American life. From her dazzling first novel, Love Medicine, to the National Book Award-winning The Round House, Erdrich's lyrical skill and emotional assurance have earned her a place alongside William Faulkner and Willa Cather as an author deeply rooted in the American landscape.In Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country, Erdrich takes us on an illuminating tour through the terrain her ancestors have inhabited for centuries: the lakes and islands of southern Ontario. Summoning to life the Ojibwe's sacred spirits and songs, their language and sorrows, she considers the many ways in which her tribe-whose name derives from the word ozhibii'ige, "to write"-have influenced her. Her journey links ancient stone paintings with a magical island where a bookish recluse built an extraordinary library, and she reveals how both have transformed her.A blend of history, mythology, and memoir, Books and Islands in Ojibwe Country is an enchanting meditation on modern life, natural splendor, and the ancient spirituality and creativity of Erdrich's native homeland-a long, elemental tradition of storytelling that is in her blood
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Midwest
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Erdrich, Louise
Dewey number
971.3
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Erdrich, Louise
  • Erdrich, Louise
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Electronic books
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Lake of the Woods Region
  • Islands
  • Lake of the Woods Region
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adult
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Books and islands in Ojibwe country : traveling through the land of my ancestors, Louise Erdrich, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780062309976
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11916320
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11916320
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MWT11916320
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Books and islands in Ojibwe country : traveling through the land of my ancestors, Louise Erdrich, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062309976
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11916320
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11916320
System control number
MWT11916320
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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