Author: Louise Erdrich

Book Review: The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Posted October 3, 2013 in Reviews / 19 Comments
Book Review: The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Joe is a thirteen-year-old boy growing up on a reservation in North Dakota. Like many boys his age, his main concerns are hanging out with his friends, sneaking beers, and lusting after girls. However, everything changes when his mother, Geraldine, is brutally raped and just barely escapes a gruesome death. Joe finds his mother deeply changed after the attack. She withdraws to her room and ceases to be the woman Joe knew as his mother. Despite repeated prodding, Geraldine can’t […]