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The Plague of Doves


A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich, is a gripping novel about a long-unsolved crime in a small North Dakota ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.750
Jean O


by Jean O on Jan 6, 2011

This book took me a little while to get into but once there I was hooked. Very well written and all characters were interesting and i loved the way they all came together More


Tragedy is Beautiful

by Ellyb on Aug 16, 2009

I think I will remember this book for a very long time as that which introduced me to Louise Erdrich, because after picking up "The Plague of Doves," I want to read her entire canon. This does not happen often. It happened when I first read Margaret Atwood, but I cannot think of any other author ... More


masterful book

by martha on Jan 7, 2009

I echo the above first review in all respects and can't find anything to add to the description of the novel. The tale is gripping and both artistically and technically beyond reproach. It created for me the paradox of wanting to know the denouement of each character and their story, but feeling ... More



by riverrun on Oct 10, 2008

Louise Erdrich is mapping out territory whose predecessors are Gabriel Garcia Marquez and William Faulkner. By employing multiple narrative voices, she is forging a wholly imagined world within the restricted geography of the Plains, and in doing so dramatizes the intertwined fates of her Indian and ... More

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