The Round House, Paperback Book

The Round House Paperback

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A mother is brutally raped by a man on their North Dakota reservation where she lives with her husband and thirteen-year-old son, Joe.

Traumatized and afraid, she takes to her bed and refuses to talk to anyone - including the police.While her husband, a tribal judge, endeavours to wrest justice from a situation that defies his keenest efforts, young Joe's world shifts on its child's axis.

Confused, and nursing a complicated fury, Joe sets out to find answers that might put his mother's attacker behind bars - and make everything right again. Or so he hopes.The Round House is a poignant and abundantly humane story of a young boy pitched prematurely into an unjust adult world.

It is a story of vivid survival; and tt confirms Louise Erdrich as one of America's most distinctive contemporary novelists.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9781472108142

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