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The Antelope Wife


Past and present combine in a contemporary tale of love and betrayal from Louise Erdrich, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, 2012 ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
Betty T

Antelope Wife

by Betty T on Jul 4, 2013

An interesting book but I found it hard to get into which is probably just me. Louise Erdrich at her usual best. More

Dan F

Native writing

by Dan F on Jan 5, 2012

I first read this book for a Native American literature class at the U of AZ. I purchased to reread at a more leisurly pace and found it more rewarding. Thanks to Dr. Washburn for explaing the symbology and helping me to appreciate Native writers. I was fond of Almost Soup and his place in the book ... More


Funny and sad

by Ellyb on Mar 24, 2010

"The Antelope Wife" is a very fluid narrative that is heavily steeped in magical realism. I found the characters especially engaging, despite the fact that the book jumped between several generations and points of view. A soldier finds he is able to nurse an orphan child, and later his own son. A ... More

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