Original Fire: Selected and New Poems

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In this important collection, award-winning author Louise Erdrich offers new and selected poems.



In this important collection, award-winning author Louise Erdrich has selected poems from her two previous books of poetry, Jacklight and Baptism of Desire, and has added nineteen new poems to compose Original Fire.

Erdrich grew up in Wahpeton, North Dakota where her parents worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. She received an M.A. degree from the John Hopkins University in 1979. Her fiction and poetry writing draws on her Chippewa heritage, examining complex familial and sexual relationships among full and “mixed-blood” Native Americans. She is the author of ten novels. Her novel, Love Medicine, won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

 

 

Author: Louise Erdrich

Binding Availability: Paperback

Published: 2004

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Chippewa