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New Erdrich Novel Deals With Crime and Jurisdiction

  • Posted: 5/2/2014
    • Length: 06:42
    • Plays: ???
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Novelist Louise Erdrich examines what happens when crimes are committed on Native American reservations, a decidedly non-fictional problem, through the eyes of her fictional protagonist, a 13-year-old boy named Joe. Jeff Brown talks to Erdrich about her novel 'The Round House,' set on the N.D. reservation of the Ojibwe tribe.

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