The Red Convertible by Louise Erdrich
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The Red Convertible Summary
This unique volume brings together for the first time three decades of short stories by one of the most innovative and exciting writers of our day. A master of the genre, Louise Erdrich has selected these piecesthirty works that first appeared in magazines as well as six unpublished storiesfrom among a much larger oeuvre. She has ordered them chronologically but also by theme and voice.
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"Starred Review. Erdrich requires a degree of commitment not every reader will make, but fans will find that these stories distill her body of work to its essence." - Kirkus Reviews.
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Louise Erdrich Author Biography
Louise Erdrich is one of the most gifted, prolific, and challenging of contemporary Native American novelists. Born in 1954 in Little Falls, Minnesota, she grew up mostly in Wahpeton, North Dakota, where her parents taught at Bureau of Indian Affairs schools. Her fiction reflects aspects of her mixed heritage: German through her father, and French and Ojibwa through her mother. She worked at various jobs, such as hoeing sugar beets, farm work, waitressing, short order cooking, lifeguarding, and construction work, before becoming a writer. She attended the Johns Hopkins creative writing program and received fellowships at the McDowell Colony and the Yaddo Colony. After she was named writer-in-residence at Dartmouth, she married professor Michael Dorris and raised several...
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