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The Plague of Doves

A Novel

by Louise Erdrich

The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich X
The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
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    Apr 2008, 320 pages
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    May 2009, 320 pages

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This is a fascinating story – mystery, romance, history – engrossing on many levels. At times, the story is difficult to follow, due to various first-person voices which have no identification. The author presents here a depiction of one of humanity's major flaws, mistreatment of “the other,” which is Native Americans in this instance. Lynching of a group of Indian men for the deaths of a white settler family is the starting point. The sequelae are woven into the novel in a masterful fashion, with surprises to the very end. Not exactly a page-turner, but gripping in its own way. I would read it again. Recommended.
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