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Louise Erdrich

Fall 1985

Pounding the Dog

By Louise Erdrich

We are very much like the dead,” Mary tells me, “except that we have the use of our senses.” She is kneading Polish sausage meat with her bare hands. Clouds […]

Summer 1984

Lulu’s Boys

By Louise Erdrich

On the last day that Lulu Lamartine spent as Henry’s widow, her boys were outside drinking beers and shooting plastic jugs. Her deceased husband’s brother, Beverly, was sitting across from […]