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The round house

by Erdrich, Louise.

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Where To Find It

Call number: Fiction / Erdrich, Louise

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

Additional Details

When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz sets out with his three friends to find the person that destroyed his family.

Reviews & Summaries

Community Reviews

so-so

I was expecting this to be a good book. I've read other books by Louise Erdrich that I liked. However, this book left me cold. The premise is good, but I had a hard time getting through it because it just didn't hold my interest. I never felt invested in any of the characters and I didn't really care what happened to them. Kind of disappointing.

A Family Torn

A young man of 13 whose entire life changes when his mother is the victim of a brutal hate crime. For Joe it is a coming of age that could change the course of his life.

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