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Louise Erdrich

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When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape.

— Louise Erdrich


To love another another human in all of her splendor and imperfect perfection , it is a magnificent task...tremendous and foolish and human.

— Louise Erdrich

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There will never come a time when I will be able to resist my emotions.

— Louise Erdrich

#stoicism #love

Things which do not grow and change are dead things.

— Louise Erdrich


Old love, middle love, the kind of love that knows itself and knows that nothing lasts, is a desperate shared wildness.

— Louise Erdrich

#love #experience

I am part of what she thinks is her illness, a symptom of which she thinks she has been cured. She, on the other hand, is what I was looking for.

— Louise Erdrich

#love #love

Freedom, I found is not only in the running but in the heart, the mind, the hands.

— Louise Erdrich


The contents of a house can trigger all sorts of revisions to family history.

— Louise Erdrich

#history #family

I think she is confused by the way I want her, which is like nobody else. I know this deep down. I want her in a new way, a way she's never been told about.

— Louise Erdrich

#love #purity #love

Veils of love which was only hate petrified by longing--that was me.

— Louise Erdrich


About Louise Erdrich

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Did you know about Louise Erdrich?

Edrich returned to Dartmouth in 2009 to receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters and deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of her alma mater. Erdrich earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing at Johns Hopkins University in 1979. In addition to books the store sells Native art and traditional medicines and it is something of a locus for Native literati in the Twin Cities.

She is an enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians a band of the Anishinaabe (also known as Ojibwa and Chippewa). She is also the owner of Birchbark Books a small independent bookstore in Minneapolis that focuses on Native American literature and the Native community in the Twin Cities. In 2009 her novel The Plague of Doves was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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