Title Profile & Character Information

Love Medicine

Annotation
The first book in Erdrich's Native American tetralogy that includes The Beet Queen, Tracks, and The Bingo Palace is an authentic and emotionally powerful glimpse into the Native American experience--now resequenced and expanded to include never-before-published chapters.

Awards
1985  Los Angeles Times Book Prizes
1984  National Book Critics Circle Awards

Characters
NameKapshaw family
TraitsChippewa
Native American

NameLamartines family
TraitsChippewa
Native American

GenreSaga
    --Family
Magic realism
Fiction
TopicsNative Americans
Ojibwa Indians
Reservation life
SettingNorth Dakota
Reservation


Series
  Native American Saga
1Love medicine
2The Beet queen
3Tracks
4The Bingo palace
5Four souls
6The Painted drum
  Native American tetralogy
1Love medicine
2The Beet queen
3Tracks
4The Bingo palace