The Resource The painted drum, Louise Erdrich

The painted drum, Louise Erdrich

Label
The painted drum
Title
The painted drum
Statement of responsibility
Louise Erdrich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Faye Travers, a middle-aged divorcee and specialist in Native American antiquities, discovers a rare ceremonial drum while assessing the estate of a New Hampshire man descended from an Indian agent, and, when she hears the sound of the drum without even touching the instrument, she feels compelled to steal it and return it to a North Dakota reservation where its remarkable history is revealed
Summary
Discovering a cache of valuable Native American artifacts while appraising an estate in New Hampshire, Faye Travers investigates the history of a ceremonial drum, which possesses spiritual powers and changes the lives of people who encounter it
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • Minnesota Book Award for Novel & Short Story, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
135125
Cataloging source
AMP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Erdrich, Louise
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indian reservations
  • New England
  • Villages
  • Indian reservations
  • Indians of North America
  • Villages
  • New England
Target audience
adult
Label
The painted drum, Louise Erdrich
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71443987
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
276, 18 pages
Isbn
9780060515119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)71443987
Label
The painted drum, Louise Erdrich
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm71443987
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
276, 18 pages
Isbn
9780060515119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)71443987

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