The Painted Drum

The Painted Drum

by Louise Erdrich

CD-Audio Publication Date: 01/09/2005

 

When Faye Travers is called upon to appraise the estate of a family in her small New Hampshire town, she isn t surprised to discover a forgotten cache of valuable Native American artifacts. However, she stops dead in her tracks when she finds a rare drum a powerful yet delicate object, made from a massive moose skin stretched across a hollow of cedar, ornamented with symbols and dressed in beads of brass and red tassels for without touching the instrument she hears it sound. From Faye s discovery, we trace the drum s passage both backward and forward in time and discover how it changes the lives of those whose paths it crosses. "

ISBN:
9780792738329
9780792738329
Category:
Fiction & related items
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
01-09-2005
Publisher:
Audiogo
Country of origin:
United States
Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is the author of fifteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, children's books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood.

Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and her debut novel, Love Medicine, was the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Erdrich has received the Library of Congress Prize in American Fiction, the prestigious PEN/Saul Bellow Award for Achievement in American Fiction, and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. She lives in Minnesota with her daughters and is the owner of Birchbark Books, a small independent bookstore.

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