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The Bingo Palace
The Bingo Palace
Author: Louise Erdrich
At a crossroads in his life, Lipsha Morrissey is summoned by his grandfather on the reservation. There he comes to terms with his heritage, his future, and his first true love in this novel of spiritual death, lyrical prose, and wild hope: the latest and most luminous work in the series begun with Love Medicine.
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ISBN-13: 9780060170806
ISBN-10: 0060170808
Publication Date: 1/1994
Pages: 274
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Bonnie avatar reviewed The Bingo Palace on + 412 more book reviews
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I definitely agree with, "Readers of her earlier novels, who can place this one in a wider context, should enjoy the book more than new readers who may be left cold by too-brief glimpses into too many hearts." And having read the earlier books at least twice each, until the book, "The Last Report on the Miracle of Little No Horse," this one was my favorite.
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I have enjoyed many of Louise Erdrich's books and this one is no exception. It was an excllent read.
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Tour de force by the leading woman of words of the First People of the Americas, part of a trilogy.
Twintoni avatar reviewed The Bingo Palace on + 133 more book reviews
This book will not disappoint the fans of Erdrich's previous books. Her characters'lives interweave with the past, their Native culture and the spiritual core of their heritage. A wonderful story from my favorite author.
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This is one of my favorite books by Louise Erdrich because of the main character Lipsha. At a crossroads in his life, Lipsha is summoned by his grandmother. He returns to the reservation and falls in love for the first time with Shawnee Ray. "A novel of spiritual depth, lyrical prose, and wild hope, The Bingo Palace explores the implications of the mystical element of chance in contemporary life"...


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