Four Souls by Louise Erdrich
A Novel (Erdrich, Louise)

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After taking her mother's name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange, compelling Fleur Pillager walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. She seeks restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her reservation. But revenge is never simple, and her intentions are complicated by her dangerous compassion for the man who wronged her.

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About Louise Erdrich

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Louise Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and is the author of many bestselling and critically acclaimed novels. She lives in Minnesota with her family, where she runs an independent bookstore, The Birchbark House. You can visit her online at www.readlouiseerdrich.com and www.birchbarkbooks.com.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 240 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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(Nanapush and Margaret's relationship, and the jealousies and revenge that ensue, play out as a parallel narrative.) More so than in other of Erdrich's books, this tale feels like an insider's experience: without the aid of jacket copy, new readers will have trouble feeling a sure sense of place ...

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But in fact, Fleur -- a chilly, vengeful goddess -- is far less interesting than Erdrich's unglamorous, smaller-scale characters Nanapush and Margaret, whose story is loosely braided with Fleur's.

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Louise Erdrich's new novel is a sequel to 2001's The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, in which the tribal lands of the Ojibwe on the Northern Plains were confiscated by scheming land agents.

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John Freeman Miami Herald 3.5 of 5 Stars "Four Souls is neither so grand nor likely to be so enduring as Erdrich’s magnificent The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse, a National Book Award finalist, and it will appeal most to readers familiar with previous installments of her sup...

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